The California Supreme Court made it harder to classify workers as independent contractors. But it's not quite the 'game changer' some observers claim it to be.
By Elizabeth C. Tippett, The Conversation
Uber's testing was halted after police in a Phoenix suburb said one of its self-driving vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian overnight Sunday.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Jessica Yarvin, Erica R. Hendry
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
By Angela Charlton, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
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 Paul Solman
A new economics paper says Uber’s drivers are in revolt.
By Erin Mershon, STAT
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 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.
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