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Is There A ‘Third Way’ For Uber and Other Gig-Economy Firms To Classify Workers?
Is There A ‘Third Way’ For Uber and Other Gig-Economy Firms To Classify Workers?
August 11, 2020  |  Gig Economy

For gig-economy companies, is it time to make way for the third way? As reported Monday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wrote in a New York Times op/ed...

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Massachusetts Files Suit Against Uber, Lyft On Drivers’ Status
Massachusetts Files Suit Against Uber, Lyft On Drivers’ Status
July 14, 2020  |  Ridesharing

Massachusetts is the second state to declare that Uber and Lyft drivers should be deemed employees under state wage and hour laws, the Attorney General’s...

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Small Building Contractors Shift Gears As COVID-19 Shrinks Business
Small Building Contractors Shift Gears As COVID-19 Shrinks Business
April 08, 2020  |  Coronavirus

The coronavirus is hitting smaller firms in the U.S. especially hard. With the recent launch of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), with $349 billion backstopped...

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Apple Will Pay Contracted Janitors And Bus Drivers During Shutdown
Apple Will Pay Contracted Janitors And Bus Drivers During Shutdown
March 31, 2020  |  Coronavirus

Contractors with Apple who work in janitorial, bus driving and other such fields will be paid during the coronavirus shutdown, in a reversal from the...

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Colombian Regulators Order Uber To Shut Down
Colombian Regulators Order Uber To Shut Down
January 12, 2020  |  Ridesharing

Uber will cease operating in Colombia at the end of the month, the company said in a statement. The decision — the latest blow to...

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Uber, Postmates Sue CA Over Labor Rights Law
Uber, Postmates Sue CA Over Labor Rights Law
December 31, 2019  |  Legal

Uber and Postmates have filed a lawsuit against the state of California to try and block a new law that will change how they must...

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California’s New Labor Bill Gets Pushback From Uber
California’s New Labor Bill Gets Pushback From Uber
September 12, 2019  |  Gig Economy

Rideshare giant Uber says it will fight the recent passage of a controversial labor bill in California, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (Sept....

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Gig Economy Could See Overhaul Under New California Bill
Gig Economy Could See Overhaul Under New California Bill
September 11, 2019  |  Gig Economy

California lawmakers passed a controversial labor bill on Tuesday (Sept. 10) that could turn on-demand contract workers into full-fledged employees.   App-based businesses tried to work...

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California Senate Could Rule On Gig Economy Law This Week
California Senate Could Rule On Gig Economy Law This Week
September 09, 2019  |  Regulation

As early as this week, California’s state Senate will take up a measure that could forever change the future of the gig economy, and firms...

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