Tagged With Gig Workers

Joe Biden's stimulus plan would enact $400 weekly federal unemployment benefits through September 2021 — and it may continue beyond that date


Instacart just hired top Goldman Sachs tech banker Nick Giovanni as CFO as the grocery-delivery giant gears up to go public


An investor group says DoorDash's past tipping problems and dual-class stock structure make it 'unready for public markets'



Joe Biden said he wants to make gig-workers full-time employees — but one of his top advisers previously helped Uber and Lyft avoid such a change in California


Inside healthcare's gig economy


Startups like Papa, which pairs elderly people with 'grandkids on demand' to help them with common tasks like grocery shopping, could be the future of healthcare. Here's an inside look at how it works.



I'm a DoorDash delivery driver who makes anywhere from $200 to $800 a week. Here's what I wish I knew before signing up to drive for the company.


DoorDash lists Prop 22 as a risk factor for its IPO, warning that other states may decide to adopt California's controversial legislation


Gig workers have a lot more to gain under a Joe Biden presidency, like unemployment benefits and paid time off


A California appeals court unanimously upheld a ruling that Uber and Lyft must reclassify their drivers as employees under the state's gig work law


Uber drivers are suing the company over 'threatening' messages urging them to vote for California's Prop. 22


Prop 22 has courted the endorsement of California's NAACP president — and Uber and Lyft have paid her consulting firm $85,000 to boost the controversial measure



Uber's CEO says it will have to double prices in some cities if California voters reject its bid to avoid classifying its drivers as employees


Uber and Lyft faced tough questions from California judges as they seek to keep classifying drivers as contractors


A secretive company that's worked with Airbnb, Apple, and Amazon reportedly has its workers pay fees and buy their own equipment to do the job of providing customer support


Google workers say their contracts prevent them from reporting illegal activity, discrimination, unsafe working conditions, and wage theft



A new startup is recruiting gig workers to help landlords evict people from their homes, calling it the fastest-growing moneymaking gig because of COVID-19


2 US senators just demanded Amazon stop spying on its workers via social media after news surfaced that the tech giant was monitoring drivers' plans to protest or strike


Amazon delivery drivers reportedly say their plot to outsmart the company's system to land orders by hanging smartphones in trees has been foiled


Amazon has reportedly been spying on workers' private Facebook groups and tracking their plans to 'strike or protest'