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"Ride-sharing apps are trying to spread the gig-worker model far and wide, building on the success of Prop 22 in California. But a group of drivers and labor groups are working to stop them in the courts and state legislatures."
"Ride-sharing apps are trying to spread the gig-worker model far and wide, building on the success of Prop 22 in California. But a group of drivers and labor groups are working to stop them in the courts and state legislatures."
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>"Just as it did in its campaign for California’s Prop 22, Big Tech is claiming rideshare drivers in Massachusetts will earn as much as $18 an hour if a new pro–gig company law is passed. But new analysis finds a majority will actually _...Read More_
>"Just as it did in its campaign for California’s Prop 22, Big Tech is claiming rideshare drivers in Massachusetts will earn as much as $18 an hour if a new pro–gig company law is passed. But new analysis finds a majority will actually _...Read More_
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"Gig work is entering almost every industry and changing the relationship between workers, employers, service providers and customers. But gig workers face new and unique challenges."
"Gig work is entering almost every industry and changing the relationship between workers, employers, service providers and customers. But gig workers face new and unique challenges."
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>"Vigorous economic competition certainly has a place in today’s world. But economists may currently be overly _...Read More_
>"Vigorous economic competition certainly has a place in today’s world. But economists may currently be overly _...Read More_
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>"The company is going public as investors continue to embrace share sales by tech companies. But Didi could face additional scrutiny because of _...Read More_
>"The company is going public as investors continue to embrace share sales by tech companies. But Didi could face additional scrutiny because of _...Read More_
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>"Jeffrey Fang was a ride-hailing legend, a top earner with relentless hustle. Then his minivan was carjacked—with his kids in the back seat."
>"Jeffrey Fang was a ride-hailing legend, a top earner with relentless hustle. Then his minivan was carjacked—with his kids in the back seat."
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"Uber’s agreement with the GMB could distract from further changes that are needed – from both the gig economy and the government"
"Uber’s agreement with the GMB could distract from further changes that are needed – from both the gig economy and the government"
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>"Riders say their pay rates often don’t include time spent waiting for orders or time taken _...Read More_
>"Riders say their pay rates often don’t include time spent waiting for orders or time taken _...Read More_
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> Ride-sharing companies are pushing to make a third category of “independent” worker the law of the land. Drivers say the notion of independence is little more than a _...Read More_
> Ride-sharing companies are pushing to make a third category of “independent” worker the law of the land. Drivers say the notion of independence is little more than a _...Read More_
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"The latest fight between Uber and taxi drivers once again pits the gig economy against centuries-old laws"
"The latest fight between Uber and taxi drivers once again pits the gig economy against centuries-old laws"
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"The Department of Labor is reversing a Trump-era rule that made it easier for companies like Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as independent contractors. The Biden administration is taking a tougher stance on gig economy companies."
"The Department of Labor is reversing a Trump-era rule that made it easier for companies like Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as independent contractors. The Biden administration is taking a tougher stance on gig economy companies."