How to ensure fair rights for gig economy workers: New labour laws, transparent contracts are the way forward
The COVID-19-induced lockdown brought tragically into the limelight two facts: one, gig workers have no social security whatsoever, and two, the terms of conditions of their relationship with the platforms were far from transparent
Coronavirus will paralyse gig economy, big businesses; it's up to policymakers to not let this become full-blown economic crisis
To address the problems arising out of the unique structure of the Indian economy and to ensure that the economic engine keeps cranking, both monetary and fiscal measures will be required soon.
The startup offers credit, savings and insurance solutions to blue-collar, gig workers.
The bill makes it difficult to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.
Uber goes to British court today to defend business model over UK worker rights; CEO says will preserve flexibility of contracts
Rights at firms such as Uber, fellow taxi service Addison Lee and food courier Deliveroo have risen up the political agenda in Britain as more people work for companies without fixed hours or a guaranteed income.
Employee rights in times of social media are an equally important consideration in the private sector.
The proportion of men using the internet in 2017 was found to be 12 percent higher than women.
A US District Judge Michael Baylson on 11 April said San Francisco-based Uber does not exert enough control over drivers for its limo service
Taxi app Uber will improve conditions for its British drivers with changes including in-app tipping, after criticism for not giving them more rights.
Britons working in the "gig economy" for firms such as Uber and takeaway food courier Deliveroo deserve more rights said a government-commissioned report.
Joseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps.