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Covering the gig economy after Pfrop 22

The past few years have seen the incredible growth of companies like Uber and Lyft. The foundation of these companies are gig workers. The gig economy is essentially made up

Localizing the fight over gig economy legislation

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) went into effect in California on January 1 amid much controversy. The bill was designed to combat worker misclassification and provide greater labor protections to gig

Take a new (skeptical) look at unicorns

Unicorns—startups with at least a $1 billion valuation—used to be as rare in business as they were in fairy tales. No more. According to market research firm CB Insights, there

Covering the impact of ridesharing

By now, most of your readers have heard of ridesharing startups like Uber and Lyft. They may also be familiar with the regulatory battles transportation startups have waged with cities

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New ways for reporters to cover the gig economy

Technology has made it easier for workers to connect with side jobs and projects in the digital marketplace where employees and customers can request services on demand. The resulting gig economy remains

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Covering the gig economy

There’s plenty of coverage on the gig economy: good, bad, “disruptive.” But at the center of the gig economy is the shifting way the American worker participates. Here are some

Safety and sharing economy

A new report by the National League of Cities (NCL) found that 71 percent of city officials surveyed support the growth of the sharing economy, particularly with ridesharing services such

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