Gig Workers

California Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Gig Worker Law
California Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Gig Worker Law
May 21, 2024  |  Gig Economy

On Tuesday (May 21), the California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging a ballot measure known as Proposition 22. The measure,...

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Lyft Extends 70% Pay Standard to Drivers Nationwide
Lyft Extends 70% Pay Standard to Drivers Nationwide
May 14, 2024  |  Ridesharing

Ride-hailing platform Lyft said it wants to lift its driver’s earnings. Earlier this year, the company introduced a new standard for drivers, ensuring they will always earn 70%...

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Uber, Lyft Head to Court as Massachusetts Challenges Driver Classification
Uber, Lyft Head to Court as Massachusetts Challenges Driver Classification
May 13, 2024  |  Gig Economy

Uber and Lyft are facing a trial in Massachusetts over allegations that they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. The trial is...

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Oscar Health: Gig Workers Drive Record Jump in ‘Obamacare’ Enrollment
Oscar Health: Gig Workers Drive Record Jump in ‘Obamacare’ Enrollment
May 07, 2024  |  Gig Economy

Insurance platform Oscar Health recorded its first-ever net profit amid record customer enrollment in Affordable Care Act plans. During an earnings call Tuesday (May 7), CEO Mark Bertolini said that...

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Gig Worker Ballot Measures Get Hearing in Massachusetts Court
Gig Worker Ballot Measures Get Hearing in Massachusetts Court
May 06, 2024  |  Gig Economy

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments Monday (May 6) regarding a proposed ballot measure that seeks to redefine the employment relationship between rideshare and...

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Uber Sued for $312 Million by London Cab Drivers
Uber Sued for $312 Million by London Cab Drivers
May 02, 2024  |  Legal

Uber is reportedly facing a $312 million lawsuit from drivers of London’s black cabs. That suit, according to a Bloomberg news report Thursday (May 2), was...

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California Uber Drivers Reap $1 Billion in Benefits Since 2020
California Uber Drivers Reap $1 Billion in Benefits Since 2020
April 26, 2024  |  Gig Economy

Uber says it has made an investment exceeding $1 billion in benefits for its California drivers and couriers since 2020. This investment is aimed at...

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GoDaddy and Upwork Partner to Connect Businesses and Web Designers
GoDaddy and Upwork Partner to Connect Businesses and Web Designers
April 17, 2024  |  Partnerships

GoDaddy will join the Upwork Partners program to connect businesses that are looking for web services with web designers and developers who fit their project’s needs. The company...

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Automating Ad Hoc Payments Makes Instant Pay a Reality for Gig Workers
Automating Ad Hoc Payments Makes Instant Pay a Reality for Gig Workers
April 09, 2024  |  Gig Economy

Defined by their sporadic and one-off nature, ad hoc payments have traditionally provided a flexible solution for compensating individuals for their services, catering to the...

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