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Women Love the Flexibility of Their Side Hustle—But Still Face Unequal Pay

USA - October 17 2018 Earlier this year, the founders of Ruby Ribbon, UrbanSitter, and BabyQuip created a multi-company survey of women who gig to learn more about their…

In Today’s Gig Economy, Are Dealerships Classifying Dealer-Trade Drivers Correctly?

USA - October 17 2018 The term gig economy is not just one you hear millennials use; it’s a continuously growing workforce of independent contractors who value flexibility…

This Could Be A Game-Changer: Will Uber Provide Benefits For Drivers?

USA - October 5 2018 During Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit earlier this week, Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi dropped a bombshell: the company wants to soon provide…

An Apple for the Teacher/Uber Driver/Tutor

USA - October 1 2018 As students have started another school year this Fall, conversations often return to teachers’ pay and the disparity between what they are…

Light at the End of The Tunnel? USDOL Signals Intent to (Finally) Issue Classification Rules

USA - September 26 2018 We’ve been waiting for something like this since the gig economy was established: a set of rules and regulations, adapted for the modern era and with…

Other Shoe Drops: Court Hands Uber Massive Class Action Win After SCOTUS Victory

USA - September 26 2018 It was just a matter of time. After the Supreme Court cleared the way for businesses to use class waivers with their employees and contractors with…

The new gig in the mini-room

USA - September 5 2018 As anyone who has spent a weekend binging an entire season of Stranger Things or The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel can tell you, society’s consumption of…

New York City offers the country’s first-ever freelancers hub

USA - August 29 2018 It should come as no surprise that New York City is home to a large number of freelancers—approximately 400,000 according to the NYC Department of…

Strip club win shows the power of the Epic SCOTUS ruling for gig companies

USA - August 28 2018 When the Supreme Court decided this May that businesses were permitted to enter into class waiver agreements with employees and contractors, forcing…

No relief in sight for California employers dealing with the notorious ABC test

USA - August 24 2018 While businesses, chambers of commerce, local leaders, and others have put the full-court press on the California legislature to take action to…