Uber Strike Worked… Sort Of?

For those of you watching or inconvenienced by the 24 Uber strike in select major cities, you might be happy to hear that they have agreed on a settlement, for the most part. The biggest issue was that many fulltime drivers wanted to be viewed as employees with benefits. While Uber still claims drivers are … Continue reading Uber Strike Worked… Sort Of?

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The Gig Economy is Skewing Unemployment Rates

A recent report has stated, while unemployment is low, wages haven't changed. What does this mean? Chances are that the growing number of 'gig workers' who exist in our economy may actually be self-reporting as employed, although they are not technically employed. Independent contractors fall through the cracks when reporting employment stats. They are not … Continue reading The Gig Economy is Skewing Unemployment Rates