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Uber Eats drivers protesting a change in fee structure in September 2018.

Uber drivers are staging their first multi-city strike, and it’s a sign their anger over ‘exploitation’ is getting harder to ignore

Uber drivers will strike across multiple cities in the biggest protest against the cab-hailing firm to date in the UK. The action suggests Uber drivers are becoming better organised, despite having never meeting at pickup ranks or an office.

Gig workers are falling far behind on savings compared to regular employees, according to a study

A gig economy is an environment in which flexible, temporary positions are common.
On average, Uber and other ride-hailing drivers are earning less money that they were five years ago, according to a new study.

The gig economy pays just $828 a month — here’s why driving for Uber is no substitute for a full-time job

A new study by the JP Morgan Chase Institute indicates that the gig economy isn't paying off for most participants.
Deliveroo CEO Will Shu.

Deliveroo proposed a ‘charter’ to make its workers’ rights problem go away

Food delivery service Deliveroo is proposing a 'charter' that would outline what benefits an on-demand company could give its contractors without risking their self-employed status.

The gig economy is coming for your office job — here’s how it works for companies doing it already

The gig economy will be mainstream in the office within the next five years and life for employees is set to ‘fundamentally change', a CEO who works with 30% of the Fortune 100 told Business Insider.

YouTube is the most lucrative platform for creators — with Etsy and Instagram trailing behind

In 2016, content creators made a collective $3.2 billion from YouTube.
The wage gap persists, even in the gig economy.

Male Uber drivers earn 7% more than female drivers, and economists think there are 3 reasons why

Economists at Uber and Stanford looked at the gender wage gap among Uber drivers and observed a disheartening trend.
A BMW worker holds a banner reading "arguing together" during a 24-hour strike by German industrial trade union IG Metall in Berlin, Germany, February 2, 2018.

Workers at BMW, Mercedes and Porsche can now work a 28-hour week

Staff will be able to work the equivalent of five hours and 40 minutes per day for up to two years to care for children and relatives.

Uber’s CEO just endorsed a major safeguard against the looming threat of job automation

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wrote an open letter urging business leaders and public officials to consider offering more benefits to contract workers.