Gig economy

Gig workers are still fighting for recognition as full-time employees.
“Just take five seconds and say, ‘hey, thank you for the food. Did you get the tip? Can you check that you make sure you got the tip?’”
"They don't care what happens to you as long as you're there making money for them."
The driver told her, 'I have to make a pee. I've been driving for an hour and a half and I can't stop. What do you want me to do?'
Uber admitted Tuesday to an accounting mistake that deprived tens of thousands of New York City drivers millions of dollars in earnings since November of 2014.
To be formally recognized as part of a union, they'd have to officially stop being independent contractors.
In a class-action lawsuit, a group of NYC drivers are demanding that they be recognized as employees, not independent contractors.
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