British Court: Uber Drivers Have Rights On Wages, Time OffUber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent contractors.
S.F. Gets 'Gig'y With New Strategy To Support Freelance WorkersSan Francisco has launched a strategy supporting freelancers and the self-employed in response to the "gig economy" labor market that focuses contract and freelance work.
What Happens When The Gig Economy Redesigns Halloween?Fiverr Business Development & Marketing Strategist Aimy Ngo explains how a community of freelancers reimagined 2016’s best costumes.
Desperately Seeking Drivers, Uber And Lyft Offer Questionable Car OptionsNo car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. But critics say drivers are paying high and even predatory prices on rentals, leases and financing deals aimed at getting more drivers on the road.
Judge Grants Preliminary Approval To $27 Million Lyft Driver SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco gave preliminary approval Friday to a lawsuit settlement that would give $27 million to 163,000 present and former Lyft drivers in California.
Leaked Documents Show Some Uber Drivers Barely Making Ends MeetUber is coming under increased scrutiny after leaked documents indicated their drivers really don't make all that much money.