The announcement tees up a fight between the United Food and Commercial Workers and rideshare giants like Uber and Lyft.
As Uber went public and drivers went on strike, we talked to an expert about the gig economy and the future of work.
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.
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.
No ride-hailing company has seriously addressed the real heart of the transportation problem: more trips, more miles, more greenhouse gases.
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 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.
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).
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.