A United Nations poverty expert sent letters to Amazon, DoorDash, and Walmart, demanding they address allegations of extremely low wages and misclassifying workers as contractors.
The bill would have set minimum payouts for drivers indexed to inflation.
The policy, implemented Friday, hopes to give gig workers more control over their employment, as well as get rid of deceptions about pay or benefits.
Lyft was accused of price gouging evacuees before eventually turning off surge pricing.
Drivers told Motherboard they're never coming back because of horrific working conditions before and during the pandemic.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism found nearly half of the Deliveroo workers whose invoices were analyzed made below the legal minimum wage.
"You don't really believe the peeing in bottles thing, do you?" Amazon tweeted. Drivers say they're being gaslit.
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.