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.
The Department of Labor quietly issued guidance on Monday telling states that rooting out unemployment fraud is a “top priority.”
It’s a “massive burden shift from multi-billion dollar gig companies to taxpayers and workers.”
Months into economic shutdown, millions of Americans still haven't received unemployment checks—a travesty that is the direct result of anti-welfare decisions that make the process as difficult as possible.
The Department of Labor confirmed to VICE that workers who refuse to return to work out of a general fear for their safety will lose their CARES Act unemployment benefits.
If you work part-time or juggle a bunch of side hustles, move along. Justin Trudeau’s social safety net probably won't help you.