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‘Those in Power Won’t Give Up Willingly’: Veena Dubal and Meredith Whittaker on the Future of Organizing Under Prop 22

On Nov 5, 2020
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RT @mer__edith: Wrote out the rage and hope with my sister @veenadubal, looking at why Prop 22's passage is an undemocratic anti-worker travesty, and how powerful worker organizing has already given us a pathway to fight back and win ❤️✊ https://t.co/gwE1kr6i2M
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Meredith Whittaker and Veena Dubal on gig work after Prop 22: ‘Our job now is to build solidarity’

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On Nov 5, 2020
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RT @mer__edith: Wrote out the rage and hope with my sister @veenadubal, looking at why Prop 22's passage is an undemocratic anti-worker travesty, and how powerful worker organizing has already given us a pathway to fight back and win ❤️✊ https://t.co/gwE1kr6i2M
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‘Those in Power Won’t Give Up Willingly’: Veena Dubal and Meredith Whittaker on the Future of Organizing Under Prop 22

‘Those in Power Won’t Give Up Willingly’: Veena Dubal and Meredith Whittaker on the Future of Organizing Under Prop 22

Meredith Whittaker and Veena Dubal on gig work after Prop 22: ‘Our job now is to build solidarity’

Uber drivers are being forced to choose between risking Covid-19 or starvation

Uber drivers are being forced to choose between risking Covid-19 or starvation

By defying the law to refuse their workers’ basic benefits, the giants of the gig economy are creating a heartbreaking crisis

On-demand workers are protesting -- using the apps they work for

On-demand workers are protesting -- using the apps they work for

On-demand workers in the US are rising up against the companies they work for -- using the platforms themselves to do it.

Here’s what you should tip Uber, DoorDash, and Instacart workers

Here’s what you should tip Uber, DoorDash, and Instacart workers

Five percent? Ten? Twenty? As more of our rides, food, and other stuff comes from apps, what’s a fair reward for the humans behind the technology?

Americans Are More Vulnerable Than Ever, And The Gig Economy Isn’t Helping

Americans Are More Vulnerable Than Ever, And The Gig Economy Isn’t Helping

Made possible by Kristy Milland had always pulled together odd jobs to help her family survive. She’d been an early...

How Uber and Lyft’s business model could be changed on Election Day

How Uber and Lyft’s business model could be changed on Election Day

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. have long defended their "gig worker" business practices in the face of local crackdowns, class-action lawsuits and the...

3 Takeaways As Gig Cos. Prevail At Polls On Worker Status

3 Takeaways As Gig Cos. Prevail At Polls On Worker Status

California voters decisively approved a ballot measure Tuesday that exempts Uber, DoorDash and certain other gig economy businesses from the state's landmark worker classification reform, ...

Uber and Lyft paid $400K to firm conducting 'independent studies' on Proposition 22

Uber and Lyft paid $400K to firm conducting 'independent studies' on Proposition 22

The ballot measure campaign has been touting studies that show data favorable to the gig economy companies, but how independent are they?

The impact of national ride-hailing regulations: Labor

The impact of national ride-hailing regulations: Labor

Ride-hailing companies' reliance on independent contractors could be under threat, though they argue the work model helps drivers retain flexibility.

Workers’ rights protection and enforcement by state attorneys general

Workers’ rights protection and enforcement by state attorneys general

State attorneys general can play a critical role in protecting and enforcing workers’ rights. There has been a significant recent uptick in the involvement of state attorneys general in ...

California drivers sue Uber over in-app messages asking to support ballot measure

California drivers sue Uber over in-app messages asking to support ballot measure

California Uber Technologies Inc <UBER.N> drivers on Thursday sued the ride-hailing company over in-app messages regarding an upcoming gig worker ballot measure that the drivers say violate ...

How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws

How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws

California’s Prop 22 could set back labor standards, particularly for nonwhite workers, for decades.

The Chronicle’s endorsement of Prop. 22 was as loathsome as it was predictable

The Chronicle’s endorsement of Prop. 22 was as loathsome as it was predictable

ber, Lyft, Instacart, Doordash and Postmates have poured $181 million — so far — into bankrolling Proposition 22, which they created. They’re not doing it

Job Growth Rocketed In April, While Unemployment Fell To Record Lows, But There Is A Dark Side

Job Growth Rocketed In April, While Unemployment Fell To Record Lows, But There Is A Dark Side

While the headline numbers look exceptionally bright, there is a dark side lurking beneath. The Labor Force Participation Rate—a measure of an economy's active labor force—excludes those ...

The First Real Effort To Regulate Tech Is About to Begin. It Could Get Messy.

The First Real Effort To Regulate Tech Is About to Begin. It Could Get Messy.

With Congress otherwise occupied, California is taking the lead on new tech regulations.

This is the gig worker ballot initiative Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart are backing

This is the gig worker ballot initiative Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart are backing

A group of Lyft, Uber and DoorDash drivers are announcing this morning in Sacramento a statewide ballot measure for the November 2020 ballot. Called the Protect App-Based Drivers & Services ...

Instacart and DoorDash’s Tip Policies Are Delivering Outrage

Instacart and DoorDash’s Tip Policies Are Delivering Outrage

The delivery companies are under fire from critics who say the companies are taking advantage of their workers with deceptive tipping policies.

Uber, Lyft win in California’s most expensive ballot measure ever

Uber, Lyft win in California’s most expensive ballot measure ever

Californians overwhelmingly voted in favour of Prop 22 to keep app-based drivers classified as independent contractors.