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Biden Proposal Could Lead to Employee Status for Gig Workers

A proposed rule, long awaited by labor activists, would make it harder for companies to classify workers as independent contractors. Read More




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Gig Workers Are Learning Their Worth With the Para App

A former Uber employee created an app to help drivers. The platforms that hire them are fighting back. Read More







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If the Job Market Is So Good, Why Is Gig Work Thriving?

Under this approach, while offering the flexibility of gig work, the staffing agencies usually serve as the employer and administer benefits. Workers are paid as W-2 employees, not independent contractors, […]




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Drivers’ Lawsuit Claims Uber and Lyft Violate Antitrust Laws

A group of drivers claimed on Tuesday that Uber and Lyft are engaging in anticompetitive practices by setting limits on prices customers pay and on drivers’ ability to choose which […]




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The Next Battleground for Gig Worker Labor Laws: Massachusetts

Less than two years after a fierce election fight in California, gig companies like Uber and Lyft are again colliding with labor groups, politicians and the courts over a ballot […]




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Uber Partners With Yellow Taxi Companies in N.Y.C.

New Yorkers ordering a ride on the Uber app could choose a yellow taxi under a new partnership between the ride-hail company and two taxi technology companies.The taxi option will […]




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Uber, Lyft Drivers Struggle With High Gas Prices

When Adam Potash started driving for Lyft six months ago to help make ends meet, he was happy with the pay. The business was far from lucrative, but he was […]




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Didi of China Moves to Delist From New York Stock Exchange

The decades-long, trillion-dollar love affair between China and Wall Street is coming to an end.Didi Chuxing, a $39 billion company that is China’s answer to Uber, on Friday said that […]




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Uber Survived the Spying Scandal. Their Careers Didn’t.

The relationship was tense, Mr. Gicinto recalled, and both men seemed uneasy about sharing leadership.Still, their work ramped up quickly. The group, which grew to include dozens of employees, wanted […]