Uber is looking for "genuine" drivers who value its "flexibility and consistency" for an upcoming campaign, according to a casting call.
Proposition 22 seems to be doing what gig companies like Grubhub promised it wouldn’t: raising prices and cutting driver earnings.
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.
DoorDash has spent the past few months quietly adding new fees for users on its app.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed shareholder proposals at Uber and Lyft to fully disclose lobbying expenditures.
Available in January, the Workers First app will document Prop 22 benefits to see if they’re adequate.
Uber said Proposition 22 would prevent price increases, but hiked fares to roll out benefits that come with a boatload of caveats.
In the wake of Prop 22 passing in California, gig companies are gearing up for fights nationwide and fostering ties with Democrats.
The ballot initiative exempts companies from labor laws that say gig workers are employees, and California was just the start.
Prop 22 election results indicate that the backlash to Uber, Lyft, and Instacart is fiercest in San Francisco and the greater Silicon Valley.
Gig companies are exempted from reclassifying workers as employees in California, but it can't save a doomed business model that is being assailed on all sides.