Proposition 22 in California offers some benefits to workers, but Rideshare Drivers United says Terms of Service forcing private arbitration will prevent them from being enforced.
"The taxes... oh my god, the taxes."
Michael Ferrier's app has amateur remote viewers competing for cash, but it has another purpose: predicting stock prices and, eventually, creating a gig platform for psychics.
We spoke to drivers in closed Facebook groups on Amazon's "social media monitoring list."
Militant strikes and protests against dangerous working conditions and low pay have spread through Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Ecuador.
A middleman is dubiously offering Instartcart shoppers the chance of more reliable work in exchange for thousands of dollars.
The pandemic makes clear that Uber sees its own well-being as divergent from that of its workers.
“You have a responsibility to protect their health and the public’s health.”
"This is about correcting what they have been stealing from us — and enforcing the law."
"Denying workers their rights during a public health crisis is immoral, irresponsible, and we cannot and will not stand for it.”
Uber and Lyft's response to pay floor regulations was an algorithmic quota system that has become a dystopic rat race.
"Mom doesn't leave the house except to see her main doctor. I keep hand sanitizer in my Uber since I can't afford to stop driving. We're not sure what else to do."