What’s Going on in the Workforce
“There is nothing wrong with platforms themselves, but there is something seriously wrong with platforms that introduce extractive business models to our caring relations.” On how the gig economy can be worse for women.
Pandemic + gig economy workers with no paid time off, delivering food & people. What could go wrong?
Fast food & other service & retail workers in North Carolina talk to candidates about why they need their wages lifted.
Amazon just opened a cashier-less grocery store in Seattle. Is Whole Foods next?
“…advances in AI and sensors are providing new ways to digitize manual labor.” Oh. Good.
We previously mentioned Uber’s creation of a temp-agency-like platform in Chicago—now it’s expanding to Dallas.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Teamsters, Change to Win ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Amazon for anti-trust violations.