Gig workers have nowhere to pee and it's only gotten worse during COVID-19. Instead of a societal solution, there is the Whizz app.
Proposition 22, supported by companies such as Uber and Lyft, would exempt the gig economy from reclassifying workers as employees.
A company called Civvl says evicting people is the "FASTEST GROWING MONEY MAKING GIG DUE TO COVID-19."
Target's delivery app Shipt claims that the new pay model will compensate its 200,000 delivery workers based on "effort." But in cities where the model has already taken effect, workers claim their wages have fallen by 15-50 percent.
Hackers are breaking into Instacart's gig workers' accounts, changing personal information, and actively shopping orders, giving rise to a flurry of racist and xenophobic theories that have divided shoppers along political lines.
Australian households are the most indebted in the world. This didn't happen by chance.
We spoke to drivers in closed Facebook groups on Amazon's "social media monitoring list."
“The regulations give Uber the power to increase its commission without considering driver income and the reality of Nigeria’s economy."
Militant strikes and protests against dangerous working conditions and low pay have spread through Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Ecuador.
Facing new laws and legal challenges, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wrote in the New York Times that Uber would create a benefits fund to preserve drivers' status as 'independent contractors'—but only with a law that forces other companies to do the same.
Experts say the system violates drivers’ Constitutionally-protected due process rights.