What’s Going on in the Workforce
I hope you enjoyed your turkey last week. You might have rethought it, if you’d seen this insider on the poultry industry before choosing the menu…
The National Day Laborer Organizing Network just launched an app for reporting wage theft.
Europe’s top court is about to decide whether Uber is a transportation company, or a digital company, for purposes of regulation.
“Shitty jobs for everyone won’t solve any social problems we now face.” Welp. My work here is done.
Seattle recently released the set of rules that will govern union elections in the ride-sharing industry. Shockingly, Uber & Lyft aren’t happy.
Ben Werdmuller has a different take on whether Twitter can & should be turned into a user-owned coop.
The Brookings Institute is hosting a discussion (in person and online) about autonomous vehicles and transforming transportation. Details here.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Some gig economy companies are planning to introduce legislation to allow them to create benefits for their independent contractors in New York next year. And on that note—the Independent Driver’s Guild in NYC has won an agreement that deactivated drivers will have the right to appeal that decision to a panel of their peers.