gig-economy

Billionaires Tricked Us Into Voting for a Serfdom

Uber, Lyft and Postmates’ Prop 22 will fundamentally reshape how labor is negotiated — and exploited — in this country

Gig-Economy Influencers Are Helping Uber and Lyft Exploit Their Drivers

YouTubers claim they’re helping rideshare drivers by providing a cheat sheet to maximize earnings. But they’re also complicit in a multimillion-dollar push to deny employment benefits

Domestic Workers’ Only Hope Is Submitting to Big Tech

In a post-pandemic world, cleaners, nannies, caregivers and others will likely have one option to stay afloat: Uber-like companies that prey on undocumented gig economy workers

‘Sorry We Missed You’ Takes a Buzz Saw to the Gig Economy

Ken Loach made a coronavirus masterpiece back when the gig economy still killed workers, but slowly and out of sight. His new film ‘Sorry We Missed You’ is harrowing.