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.
Viewfinder: Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Mexico City
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.
How Cities Can Serve Citizens Best Amid a Glut of New Transport Technology
City planners will need to focus on equity and flexibility, while refusing to buckle to venture capital.
'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.
Uber Is Riding Its Overworked Labor Force to a Potentially Historic IPO
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.
Here's Why UberEats Couriers Went on Strike in the U.K. This Month
An organizer with a couriers union discusses the ongoing campaign to improve the gig economy.
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.
The Supreme Court Is Set to Decide the Future of Mandatory Arbitration
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.
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.
Could a Female-Only Ride-Hailing App Actually Work in Mexico?
After a Cabify driver was accused of murdering a college student near Puebla, Mexico, appetite for an "Uber for women" continues to grow.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Taking a Leave of Absence
A committee of upper management will run Uber in Kalanick's stead.
Uber to Pay Back Tens of Thousands of Drivers in New York City
Due to a system error, Uber's ride commission was coming out of gross fare, costing workers extra.
High Court Likely to Classify Uber as Taxi Company
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.
Uber Raises Rates in Eight States to Offer Drivers Limited Injury Insurance
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 Future of Work: In a World Full of Information, Many Gaps
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.