Gopuff Delivery Workers Plan National Strike Ahead of Thanksgiving
The $15 billion fast-delivery startup has faced internal criticism for an alleged lack of transparency and inadequate minimum pay.
Instacart Shoppers Will Stage Nationwide Strike
On October 16, a group of Instacart's gig workers will log off the grocery delivery app until the company agrees to a series of demands that would result in higher pay.
Instacart Workers Are Asking Users to #DeleteInstacart
Workers on the platform want customers to boycott the app to pressure it to improve dismal working conditions ahead of a rumored IPO.
Prop 22 Was Declared Unconstitutional, and It's Just the Beginning
Uber plans to appeal the ruling on the California ballot initiative, with clones in numerous jurisdictions facing similar scrutiny.
Uber, Lyft Introduce Prop 22 Clone to Undermine Labor Law In Massachusetts
Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacart have spent the past year failing to introduce Prop 22 clones through legislation. This is the first ballot measure since California's last year.
Hacking Ring Allegedly Stole Americans’ Identities, Rented Them to Gig Workers
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment and arrest of several Brazilian nationals accused of stealing people identities and using them to create fraudulent rideshare and food delivery accounts.
"We Are Devastated": Instacart Is Deactivating Workers and They Don't Know Why
"We don’t know how we will pay for rent and bills and be able to provide for our families."
Scammers Are Hacking Target’s Gig Workers and Stealing Their Money
Scammers have been spoofing Target's delivery company Shipt's phone number in order to steal its gig workers' earnings by phishing their credentials from them.
Walmart’s Gig Workers Are Struggling to Survive
The rapid expansion of Walmart delivery operations during the pandemic has translated to fierce competition among its gig workers for lucrative orders.
Instacart Is Punishing Its Gig Workers for Orders They Can't Deliver
The grocery delivery app is adding a new level of instability to its gig workers lives by temporarily suspending the accounts of workers who cancel grocery orders for reasons they say are beyond their control.
‘Ethical’ Instacart Alternative Shut Down Facebook Group Where Workers Protested Pay Changes
Workers say Dumpling, a grocery delivery platform with a promising worker-friendly business model, misled them about how much autonomy and control they'd have on the platform.
Instacart Will Lay Off All of Its Unionized Workers
The termination of the only unionized Instacart workers in the United States is part of larger layoffs at the company.