It is a not-very-well kept secret that the gig economy exploits workers. Companies like Lyft, Uber, DoorDash and Instacart are all valued at billions of […]
A whopping 57.3 million Americans are freelancing nowadays. That’s about 36 percent of the U.S. workforce. And though freelancers are apparently making it work — […]
If you took an UberX this weekend, you probably found yourself staring at an Uber app that looked a lot like this: If that confused […]
Seattle has become the first American city to pass an ordinance allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize. As is the standard in the sharing or […]
One-third of all working people are now self-employed. We spoke with a handful of local entrepreneurs about the freedom and frustrations of their on-demand jobs.