Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Last week was the one-year anniversary of NYC’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act—the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs put out a report on their year one activity, showing they’d recouped more than $250K in late or unpaid invoices for freelancers.
Facing pressure by activists and victims of sexual violence, Uber & Lyft announced last week that they would no longer require victims to pursue remedies through mandatory arbitration.
Freelance contracting sites Fiverr and AND CO want to start taking steps to protect freelancers from sexual harassment, with new contract language.
How will rental car companies adapt, in the age of self-driving cars?
What’s Going on in the Workforce
Should everyone sign up to drive for Uber at some point? The Rideshare Guy thinks so.
A look at what one UNITE HERE local is doing to fight against the sexual harassment of female hotel workers.
This new paper looks at the effect of minimum wage increases, and concludes that higher minimum wages would help ameliorate income inequality.