Employees, usually as a condition of employment, sign employment contracts containing arbitration agreements. The Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether they violate federal labor laws.
By Marcia Coyle
BARCELONA, Spain — Ride-hailing service Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union's top court ruled that it should be regulated like a taxi company and not a technology service, a decision that crimps its activities around Europe…
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press and Aritz Parra, Associated Press
A new economics paper says Uber’s drivers are in revolt.
By Paul Solman
Uber, Lyft, and other tech companies behind the "gig economy" once rallied behind Obamacare for their freelance workforces. Since President Trump was elected and congressional Republicans began in earnest their efforts to reform the health system, the industry titans have…
By Erin Mershon, STAT
By Maureen Sherry
Where harassment and bro behavior thrive, it’s now recognized as an expense line item. Maybe that fact will finally bring about significant workplace change.
By Vivek Wadhwa
There is no free pass for the tech industry anymore. It must grow up and clean house.
By PBS NewsHour
In the our news wrap Wednesday, congressional Republicans and the Trump White House celebrated Karen Handel's win in a special election race for a House seat in Georgia. Also, the FBI confirmed that the gunman who opened fire on House…
By PBS NewsHour
Ride-service giant Uber is in the midst of major turmoil. After months of complaints about the company's culture, sexual assault and bias, chief executive Travis Kalanick will take an indefinite leave of absence. That comes as a new report conducted…
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
If any service best reflects the new economy, it may be hailing rides on demand from big companies like Uber and Lyft.
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