Human Capital: The battle over the fate of gig workers continues

Welcome back to Human Capital, where we unpack the latest in tech labor and diversity and inclusion. This week, we’re looking at the latest developments in the battle over the classification of gig workers, the rise of labor unions in tech and and Instagram’s latest move to be woke. Human Capital will soon be available…

Toronto Uber drivers trying to unionize

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada), the union for Uber drivers in Canada, will be participating in an Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) hearing tomorrow that could help Uber Black drivers in Toronto take one more step towards full union representation at work.  The hearing comes after more than 300 Uber Black…

Uber UK launches Work Hub for drivers to find other gig jobs during COVID-19

Uber UK has launched a Work Hub for drivers to view a selection of temporary work opportunities with other companies as a way to supplement pandemic-hit ride-hailing earnings during the coronavirus crisis. The Work Hub sits within the Uber driver app and displays offers of work from third party providers — including jobs that involve…

How Long Does It Take to Get Paid? | The Gig Economy Roundup

  How to Earn Your Stars and Take Control of Your Gig Economy Score Jobble If you own a business or you’re in charge of hiring, you’ve probably experienced your fair share of employee no-shows. And if you’re someone who wears many hats, the repercussions can take you away from other important managerial responsibilities. The…