UK government will finally settle the gig economy ‘worker’ debate
It's launched a consultation that will decide whether Uber and Deliveroo drivers should be classified as 'workers' by default.
Uber Eats offers insurance for its European couriers
But does it go far enough?
Deliveroo fends off ‘gig economy’ criticism with courier insurance
It precedes a government decision about whether riders should be classified as 'workers.'
UK parliamentary groups demand more rights for gig economy workers
They want Uber drivers and Deliveroo couriers to be classified as "workers" by default.
Appeal tribunal rules Uber drivers are definitely workers
Next stop, the Court of Appeal.
Deliveroo is giving riders GoPros after a rise in acid attacks
New app features and GoPros will help riders report and share problems.
Uber and Lyft are losing their fight against unionization
A judge has dismissed the latest challenge to the Seattle Unionization law.
Uber belatedly offers tipping as part of its renewed focus
The company sent an email to its contractors this morning promising a host of quality-of-life improvements.
MPs urge the UK government to close 'gig economy' loopholes
The UK Work and Pensions Committee wants 'gig economy' drivers to be classified as 'workers,' rather than self-employed.