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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.


Uber will pay its 70,000 UK-based drivers minimum wage and benefits following a major Supreme Court defeat


The PRO Act threatens my income, flexibility, and ability to be my child's primary caregiver. As a freelancer, here's why I'm against it.



From being targeted for robbery to confrontational customers, 4 Amazon delivery drivers talk about what scares them during peak season


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.


Massachusetts just became the second state to sue Uber and Lyft seeking to classify drivers as employees



'This is why people are so angry': Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Uber built their empires on the backs of contractors. A pandemic is showing just how horrifically that model failed American workers.


Truck drivers in California detested a new law that just went into effect — but a federal judge ruled at the last minute that it doesn't apply to them


Controversial startup Rev has barred children under 18 from contracting for the site after reports that transcriptionists had to transcribe sexual and child assault content


California's gig economy bill won't just impact Uber drivers. Here's how the landmark decision is a major win for janitors, truck drivers, and other low-wage workers.


On-demand massage app Zeel reportedly failed to protect its contract workforce of massage therapists from its customers' creepy and inappropriate behaviour


Uber and Lyft are fighting tooth and nail against a California bill that could make some drivers employees and bankrupt both companies



Gig-economy workers like Uber and Lyft drivers may be skewing low unemployment numbers


Uber warns that it could seriously damage its business if drivers were considered employees instead of contractors


Thanks to an IRS change, filing taxes could get easier in 2017


A former Uber driver who slept in her car just won a $15,000 legal settlement with Uber



There's a big shift going on in startups, and this company just got caught in the middle


There's one major reason startups are switching their workers from contractors to employees, and it's not lawsuits


Another on-demand startup just turned its workers from contractors to full-timers


Investors are overlooking one thing when they throw money at 'Uber for X' startups