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Gig Economy

  1. movie review
    Sorry We Missed You: Ken Loach’s Take on the Gig Economy Should Infuriate YouHe is perhaps Britain’s foremost cinematic chronicler of working-class angst and quotidian humanism.
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    Uber Is Selling Tickets for the City Bus in Las VegasImagine this: meeting your ride along a predetermined route.
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    Travis Kalanick Is Fully Done With UberThe former CEO is leaving the company’s board at the end of the month, after being forced out for creating a hostile work environment.
  4. the economy
    Bill Protecting ‘Gig Workers’ Close to Enactment in CaliforniaEmployers may no longer be able to call their workers contractors, but they’re threatening a ballot initiative to restore “flexibility.”
  5. grocery wars
    Instacart Shoppers Are Boycotting the Company Over Falling WagesUnder a new pay model, employees have seen their earnings fall by half or more.
  6. Maybe the ‘Gig Economy’ Has Not Arrived — YetNew data indicates the old system of classifying employees as employees persists, despite Lyft and Uber.
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    The Tragic End to a Longtime Black-Car Driver’s Campaign Against UberHopelessly outmatched by ride-sharing apps, Doug Schifter took his own life to publicize the plight of his fellow workers.
  8. California Court Ruling Could Be Major Blow to ‘Gig Economy’ FirmsThe largest state has adopted a rule that places the burden of proof on employers in justifying “independent contractor” classifications.
  9. lawsuits
    GrubHub Has Never Been a Food-Delivery Company, Executive SwearsIt’s part of the company’s legal strategy to ensure that delivery people remain “independent contractors.”
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    Woman Framed in ‘Anthrax’ Crime After Completing Fiverr JobIt took Canadian police three months to find her.
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    Just How Creepy Are Uber’s Driver-Nudges?A new story highlights the creepy ways in which Uber tries to wring the most profit out of its drivers.
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    Tech Is Going to Make the Gig Economy Happen Whether You Want It or NotThere’s now an app for juggling all the jobs you have based on apps.