As it turns out, when you build an industry on labor exploitation such as Uber and Lyft did, especially in the guise of the "gig worker," which actually means "no.
As the labor movement has continued to struggle, there's been a greater turn to the idea of sectoral bargaining, by which we mean large-scale industry wide contracts that would bring.
When California voters chose alliance with giant corporations over worker rights in their Prop 22 votes, they may have stopped one of the most important attempts to gain a hold.
Color me angry but by no means surprised. Instacart is laying off every employee who voted to unionize, Motherboard reports. The news comes as the company shuts down in-store operations.
This is an excellent but disturbing story about how the gig company consultants are personally targeting labor activists fighting to support AB5, the bill that gives gig workers employment rights..
Good on Massachusetts: Uber and Lyft should treat their drivers in Massachusetts as employees with the right to receive benefits, instead of misclassifying them as independent contractors, the state’s attorney.
The story of Nnamdi Uwazie, a Nigerian immigrant cab driver in Chicago, brings home a comparison rolling around in my head for a long time. It’s 4 p.m. and Nnamdi.
I completely agree with Benjamin Sachs that the idea of a third category of employment to cover Uber and gig workers is a terrible idea that would carve out a.