Thousands of Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. drivers stayed off the road Wednesday in a strike aimed at increasing their pay and benefits, a protest that could be complicated by their status as independent contractors.

Gig economy drivers’ classification— independent contractor versus employee —is still under scrutiny in California, whose Supreme Court adopted the worker-friendly ABC test standard to classify contractors in April 2018.

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