Hundreds of Toronto Uber Drivers Have Announced Plans to Unionize
The announcement tees up a fight between the United Food and Commercial Workers and rideshare giants like Uber and Lyft.
'It's a Laughable Fiction': How Uber's $82 Billion Valuation Was Built on a Lie to Its Workers
As Uber went public and drivers went on strike, we talked to an expert about the gig economy and the future of work.
Viewfinder: Uber and Lyft Drivers Protest for Better Working Conditions
Drivers take part in a rally demanding more job security and livable incomes, at Uber and Lyft's New York City headquarters on May 8th, 2019.
Can Uber and Lyft Move Cities Toward a More Sustainable Future?
Both companies have made big commitments to prove their eco-friendliness, but there's still debate over whether they will put the environment ahead of their bottom lines.
How Lyft and Uber Could Actually Help Reduce Emissions
No ride-hailing company has seriously addressed the real heart of the transportation problem: more trips, more miles, more greenhouse gases.
A California Court Just Ruled That Gig Workers Are Bona Fide Employees. Will Courts in Other States Follow Suit?
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.
The Future of Work: Who Owns the Robot in Your Future Work Life?
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.
Making the On-Demand Economy Work for Workers
Managed by Q’s success shows that it’s possible to create an on-demand product while serving both employees and clients rather than shorting the former for the benefit of the latter (we’re looking at you, Uber, Lyft, and all the rest).
How a Start-Up That Wouldn't Break the Rules Was Forced to Fail
Night School just wanted to provide a modest, low-cost bus service from San Francisco to the East Bay. Without expensive lobbyists and venture capital, the rule-abiding company folded after hitting bureaucratic roadblocks.