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How to Become an Amazon Associate

The Amazon Associates program allows you to generate revenue by placing links to Amazon products on your personal website. Each time someone purchases a product…

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I'm an Uber driver who watched a young colleague die from coronavirus. Now I'm suing the government for failing to protect us

Regulatory guidance from the government for drivers like me has been confused and contradictory, at a time when we need clarity Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-deaths-uber-ayub-akthar-cab-drivers-key-workers-a9468146.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Gig Workers’ New Unemployment Benefits Won’t Come Quickly

The $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill makes contractors eligible for unemployment insurance. But states want pay stubs that ride-hail drivers don’t have. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/gig-workers-unemployment-benefits-wont-come-quickly/ Droolin’…

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Lyft drivers directed to Amazon as demand for rides plummets

Employment issues have impacted millions of people across the US as an increasing number of states shut down non-essential services. Many people have been left…

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Uber rolls out text-to-911 feature across the US

As part of its ongoing efforts to keep drivers and passengers safe, Uber is introducing a new, in-app text-to-911 feature in the US. It could…

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Uber’s challenge to balance driver safety with customer privacy

Margaret Bordelon can still feel the hands of the drunk man who tried to pull her in for a kiss at the end of his Uber ride…

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Coronavirus spread emphasizes precariousness of gig economy work

While a growing number of white collar companies are asking employees to work from home, gig economy companies seem to be doing little to protect…

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Uber’s Sensible Solution for Drivers Concerned About Coronavirus: Just Don’t Work, Duh

As the coronavirus outbreak rages on, an increasing number of tech giants have begun adopting additional safety measures to minimize their employees’ exposure, such as…

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How to Hone Your Schedule When You Work From Home

Working from home might allow you some extra freedom, but it still requires dedication and motivation. Your schedule can change from day to day, so…

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Uber experiment lets California drivers set their own fares

Uber is testing another new feature in what is presumably a bid to help mitigate the restrictions of Assembly Bill 5, which requires the company…

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Uber rolls out changes to California ride-hailing in wake of new law

Uber is rolling out a number of changes to its ride-hailing service in California due to a new state law with stricter requirements to classify…

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Increasing number of people favouring flexible work, study says

Trend comes from adults seeking better work-life balance Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/flexible-working-freelance-agency-millennials-work-life-balance-a9265301.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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2019 was the year tech workers organized

Toxic workplace culture, terrible pay, union busting, weapons contracts, anti-immigrant work, and political misinformation. Tech workers finally had enough. In 2019, white- and blue-collar workers…

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Judge strikes down NYC law limiting Uber and Lyft driver cruising time

Uber and Lyft have won a major legal battle in one of their most important US markets. On Monday, a state judge ruled that a…

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Uber is getting kicked out of Colombia

After operating in Colombia in a legal gray area for years, Uber has been ordered to halt its app business there. A judge ruled Friday…

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Uber loses London operator’s license again

Uber has found itself in the sights of Transport for London again today, and not in a good way. Transport for London has decided not…

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Transcription Platform Rev Slashes Minimum Pay for Workers

Rev, one of biggest names in transcription—and one of the cheapest services of its kind—opted to alter its pay structure with little warning for thousands…

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Uber will pay drivers and couriers after every trip

Uber is making a bigger push into payments and financial services by setting up a division called Uber Money. Among the initiatives Uber has in…

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Uber and Lyft Drivers Talk About Getting Ripped Off

After a monumental political battle, California passed AB5, a law that will make it much harder for gig economy companies to classify their workers as…

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Wework, Uber, Lyft, Netflix, Bird, Amazon: late-stage capitalism is all about money-losing predatory pricing aimed at creating monopolies

Wework is definitely a piece of work, a money-hemorrhaging bezzle whose recently ousted founder siphoned a reported $700m out of the company while self-dealing and…

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California passes historic gig economy rights bill

Landmark ruling marks latest leap in struggle for worker protections in ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/gig-economy-workers-self-employed-uber-dispute-california-law-lyft-contracts-a9100226.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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