The California Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling this week on the classification on independent contractors. The decision is expected to have big ramifications in California and elsewhere.
An advocate general at the European Court of Justice declared that Uber is not chiefly a digital platform, but a transportation services company, in a highly influential recommendation to the court.
Riders in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and West Virginia will pay $0.05 more per mile to cover the optional insurance.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
The company kind of has a point—we do need better labor laws. Just not the ones Silicon Valley is promoting.