What’s Going on in the Workforce
“It’s like a whole-city scavenger hunt.” The electric scooter-charging workforce is teenaged and (dare I say it?) hard-charging.
Is converting to worker-ownership one way of fighting against the #metoo culture in the restaurant industry?
Uber just announced that they would start providing health care to 150K drivers in the EU. Why not in the US?
Gas prices are going up for everyone—but it’s hurting Uber & Lyft drivers, as the ride rates aren’t going up.
This new paper from World Resources Report shows that more than 50% of workers in the global south are informally employed, and examines some strategies that cities can take to better include these workers in protections and contracting.
Check out this new video from NELP and the Partnership for Working Families about how Uber and other platform companies are using state pre-emption laws to their advantage.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Amazon is selling facial recognition software to police departments. That can’t end well.
Are you as confused as I am about the impact of the new GDPR rules established by the EU? If so, here’s a healthy explainer that might make all those emails clogging your inbox go down just a little more smoothly.
Starting a bike delivery worker-owned coop? This free software might be right for you. (At least, if you’re in the EU.)
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
We’ve seen a few instances of worker-owned cooperatives in the home care space—but what about the rest of health care?
“Food is the platform for selling you everything else.” Why Amazon acquired Whole Foods, in a nutshell.