The announcement tees up a fight between the United Food and Commercial Workers and rideshare giants like Uber and Lyft.
Taxi drivers take part in a protest against the private taxi company Uber and other apps for alleged unfair competition, in Mexico City, on June 3rd, 2019.
City planners will need to focus on equity and flexibility, while refusing to buckle to venture capital.
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.
While executives and investors are set to win big when the ride hailing company makes its first public offering, many drivers are looking for better pay and hours.
An organizer with a couriers union discusses the ongoing campaign to improve the gig economy.
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.
These binding clauses lock millions of workers and consumers out of the courtroom, and now their legality is being determined by the highest court in the land.
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.
After a Cabify driver was accused of murdering a college student near Puebla, Mexico, appetite for an "Uber for women" continues to grow.
A committee of upper management will run Uber in Kalanick's stead.
Due to a system error, Uber's ride commission was coming out of gross fare, costing workers extra.
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.