This Bill Could Destroy Uber's Unsustainable Business Model
An unholy alliance of on-demand companies is desperately trying to stop a California bill from reclassifying their independent contractors as employees.
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Gig Workers Are Overpaying on Tax Day
Workers for Uber, TaskRabbit, and Handy overpaid by 21 percent because of lost deductions.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps
Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
Someone's Going to Get Killed Charging Those E-Scooters
Companies like Lime and Bird encourage competition among contractors, which subjects them to the threat of physical violence for little pay.
Uber and Lyft Are Officially Part of the Healthcare System
Lyft, Uber and other rideshare companies say they can save our healthcare system lots of money. But at what cost?
We Are Living in the Begging Economy
The government shutdown is highlighting what is already a reality for many of us: Using the internet to beg for money we need to survive.
The Gig Economy Blurs the Line Between Work and Fun for Freelancers
When coworking spaces offer night-time social events and other freelancers invite you to “laptop pedicures,” it’s hard to know where the work ends and the socializing begins.
How to Not Be Replaced by a Robot at Work
What the future of work looks like and how you can protect your career.
I Doubled My Public School Teacher’s Salary in 10 Years
To finally be compensated not just in warm fuzzies but in an actual denomination that pays the bills is incredible.
She Picks Up Pennies
The Power and Privilege Issue
Millennial Gigs vs. Baby Boomer Careers
Despite being stereotyped as lazy, millennials put in just about as many hours as baby boomers while getting paid less for it. We look at how the way we work has changed significantly over the generations.
This Trans Courier Is Fighting To Improve Gig Economy Conditions
Gig economy workers have zero workplace protection from discrimination. Hayley Stanley's lawsuit could change all that.
Gig Economy Drivers Are Making Half What They Did in 2013
According to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. report, there are more gig economy drivers than ever before but half of the earnings.