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This is a great column on the lies perpetuated by Uber/Lyft but we must never forget that for over 10 years the greatest asset the gig economy had was a tech media that uncritically repeated and exaggerated its claims.
This is a great column on the lies perpetuated by Uber/Lyft but we must never forget that for over 10 years the greatest asset the gig economy had was a tech media that uncritically repeated and exaggerated its claims.
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"California’s giant ride-hailing and delivery companies suffered a major setback as a state superior court judge invalidated Prop 22, which has allowed Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and other businesses to classify their workers as independent _...Read More_
"California’s giant ride-hailing and delivery companies suffered a major setback as a state superior court judge invalidated Prop 22, which has allowed Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and other businesses to classify their workers as independent _...Read More_
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"This week, Spain's 'rider law' came into force, requiring food delivery companies to recognise riders as workers – but big businesses are already finding ways to flout it in the interests of profit."
"This week, Spain's 'rider law' came into force, requiring food delivery companies to recognise riders as workers – but big businesses are already finding ways to flout it in the interests of profit."
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“Understanding the construction industry can help us move beyond a mechanical image of ‘labor shortages’—too much demand, too few unemployed—toward a richer understanding of the institutions that reproduce the labor force and determine its _...Read More_
“Understanding the construction industry can help us move beyond a mechanical image of ‘labor shortages’—too much demand, too few unemployed—toward a richer understanding of the institutions that reproduce the labor force and determine its _...Read More_
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"On July 31, some DoorDash drivers will refuse to work on the app to protest low wages and DoorDash's decision to cut out a third-party app that allowed them to see their tips."
"On July 31, some DoorDash drivers will refuse to work on the app to protest low wages and DoorDash's decision to cut out a third-party app that allowed them to see their tips."
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>"The Opposition party’s plans follow a series of court cases on the gig economy."
>"The Opposition party’s plans follow a series of court cases on the gig economy."
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>"It turned out that relatively few people were actually in the gig economy, though almost all work is indeed precarious."
>"It turned out that relatively few people were actually in the gig economy, though almost all work is indeed precarious."
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"The gig economy is eating the world. This is Motherboard's guide to the terms, phrases, and talking points you need to grasp to know what's happening."
"The gig economy is eating the world. This is Motherboard's guide to the terms, phrases, and talking points you need to grasp to know what's happening."