Home Tags Gig economy

Tag: Gig economy

A Caviar employee rides their bike down Market St. in San Francisco, California, on Saturday, January 26, 2018.

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go di...

Tips on DoorDash don't always make it to your delivery person, sparking outrage from customers who urged others to always tip with cash.

Uber scored a major victory when the US government ruled drivers aren’t employees, but not everyone is happy

An NLRB memo made public this week officially sides with Uber in their long-running fight to keep drivers classified as contractors.

More Uber and Lyft drivers are using the app to fit their schedules, but those who make it a full-time job are barely earning a livable wage

Workers for gig economy startups like Lyft and Uber churn through jobs at an unusually high rate, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.
Marc Veasey, member of the United States House of Representatives, speaks at the Norway F-35 rollout celebration at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, TX, on Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2015.

A Texas congressman drove for Uber during a legislative recess. Here’s what he learned.

Representative Marc Veasey is known for odd jobs during congressional breaks. Most recently, he took the gig economy for a spin.
San Francisco pays Uber drivers the most.

15 cities where Uber and Lyft drivers make the most money

Uber and Lyft drivers earn the most monthly revenue in San Francisco, New York City, and San Jose, JPMorgan Chase finds.
Gig economy workers may be skewing measures for unemployment.

Gig-economy workers like Uber and Lyft drivers may be skewing low unemployment numbers

Wage growth has slowed because unemployment numbers do not account for gig economy workers, according to a Federal Reserve regional bank.
Lyft went public on Friday, 3/29.

Everyone is overlooking a very big wildcard about Lyft, Uber and all the other gig-economy IPOs

The Lyft IPO has investors excited, but these kinds of businesses aren't proven to be recession-proof.

7 ways American work habits have changed in the past 10 years

Work culture in America looks very different today than it did a decade ago.
Maintaining a side gig alongside a full-time job comes with a unique set of challenges.

I held on to my side hustle after I got a full-time job, and there are 5 things I wish I had known beforehand

Maintaining a side gig alongside a full-time job comes with a unique set of challenges, as millions of Americans know.

5 books that will help you overcome the biggest struggles people have at work

No matter what issues are keeping you down at work, there's a book out there full of practical advice to get you back on track.