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The number of gig workers, self-employed and others making unemployment claims under a special pandemic program continues to grow in Massachusetts, even as..
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Companies in the "gig" economy maintain that their workers aren't employees.
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California Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign new legislation intended to help the Legion of Independent Workers in the so-called gig economy. The law..
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Gig-economy deliveries for groceries, alcohol and other goods look to be driving a nascent recovery in U.S. gasoline demand after the lowest plunge in almost 30..
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Refraction AI, a robot delivery startup by two professors at the University of Michigan, is having its moment during the coronavirus pandemic.

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*LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 18, 2020 / *Las Vegas, Nevada based Talisman Casualty Insurance Company is pleased to offer their professional services to..
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*BEVERLY HILLS, CA*** / *ACCESSWIRE / May 18, 2020 /* YayYo, Inc. ("YayYo" or "the Company") (OTC PINK:YAYO), a leading provider of vehicles to the rideshare..
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The new year means the start of a new labor law in California meant to protect more than a million freelance and gig-economy workers. They do jobs like pet..
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*JACKSONVILLE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 15, 2020 */* **GEE Group Inc. (NYSE American:JOB)* ("the Company" or "GEE Group"), a provider of professional staffing..
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· Proptech, off the back of a record funding year, has seen startups both thrive and struggle to survive in the midst of the pandemic.
· Business Insider..
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· *Los Angeles-based music fintech Stem is providing up to $100 million in advances to musicians and artists who can't tour due to the coronavirus. *
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· UK lawmakers have demanded that Amazon-backed Deliveroo improve how it treats its delivery riders during the pandemic.
· Around 50 MPs signed a letter..
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Entrepreneurial types who freelance and side hustle their way through the week likely have access to a tool that could help them thrive: a business credit..
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· While ride-hailing has suffered from the impact of COVID-19, Uber is in a good position to survive the crisis, three analysts who cover the company told..
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· Instacart recruited 300,000 new gig workers in just a month — and has plans to hire another 250,000 — as demand for grocery delivery surges during the..
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Some essential workers, such as ride-share drivers and personal shoppers, are a part of the gig economy. NPR's tech correspondent takes listener questions on the..
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Move is the most aggressive yet under new state legislation about employee classification
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· *California lawmakers filed a lawsuit against Uber and Lyft on Tuesday. *
· *A consortium of city attorneys from the state's largest..
on May 5, 2020 • Business Insider
· Looking for something to read while you while away the hours in isolation? We put together our top picks for books about Big Tech – covering everything from..
on May 3, 2020 • Business Insider
It's tough out there for gig workers. Those who are working during the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to get proper protection from companies like..
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The tax on companies with annual payrolls over $7 million would apply to gig-economy companies, such as Uber. But franchises, such as McDonald's, could avoid the..
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Do you use these apps? Here's what you need to know.
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“In the gig economy, there’s no safety net, no filing for unemployment.”
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California lawmakers and a number of music coalitions reached a tentative agreement on Friday for language amending the state’s gig economy law that would..
on April 17, 2020 • The Wrap
California state legislators on Friday announced changes to the language of AB5, intending to ensure fair treatment for gig economy workers in the music industry..
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· Uber has withdrawn its financial guidance for 2020 – covering metrics like gross bookings, adjusted net revenue, and adjusted EBITDA.
· In a press..
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*NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 17, 2020 / * ​Lord Global Corporation's (OTC PINK:LRDG) 100% owned subsidiary 27 Health Inc. has signed a marketing..
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Swingbuy gives local retailers closed by pandemic a place to sell their wares online and access to a network of 250,000 “gig-economy drivers” across the..
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· The anonymous social network Blind surveyed nearly 7,000 tech workers about their job security and found a 33% increase in concern between March and..
on April 16, 2020 • Business Insider
Here are some things to know about applying for gig jobs during the pandemic.
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*NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2020 /** * Lord Global Corporation is a company dedicated to serving the fastest-growing component of the U.S. labor..
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated, interim guidance for “critical infrastructure” employees during the ongoing COVID-19..
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The CARES Act, a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus package signed into law March 27, includes some of the most far-reaching benefits for gig economy..
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'The gig economy is the fastest growing population of America's workforce'
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*JACKSONVILLE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / April 3, 2020 / GEE Group Inc. (NYSE American:JOB) ("the Company" or "GEE Group")*, a provider of professional staffing services..
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It's been three days since Instacart gig workers went on strike to demand better pay, sick leave, and safety measures from the worker-powered grocery delivery..
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· Over the course of the last decade, the tech industry has spurred the rise of the gig economy. 
· "Gig economy" has since become something of a..
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Recent events will leave a lasting impact on society, and some companies are set to benefit.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign..
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· Uber promised financial assistance to drivers forced off the road by the coronavirus, but even some who appear to meet its strict eligibility criteria have..
on April 1, 2020 • Business Insider
· *Annual revenue up 110.2% year over year to $6,914,910*
· *Net loss down 70.2% or $9,258,901 to $3,930,221 year over year*
· *Geographic footprint..
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*In times of disruption, Scott O. Hirsch believes freelancers are a smart answer to fill temporary gaps in employment needs.*

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It only took a global pandemic, but the workers of the world are uniting.

On Monday, many of the people responsible for keeping Americans stocked up..
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Gig economy workers in New York won a significant battle this week after the state's Court of Appeals ruled in their favor against Postmates. Supporting a..
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Gig economy workers, such as DoorDash drivers, and others will be eligible to apply for unemployment in the $2 trillion bill  -More- 
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Freelancers, Uber drivers and other gig economy workers would be eligible to apply for unemployment in the $2 trillion bill t -More- 
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· Unemployment could easily reach 20% or 30% as the coronavirus forces mass layoffs, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz.
· When..
on March 27, 2020 • Business Insider
The Court of Appeals rules couriers for companies such as Postmates are not independent contractors.
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A federal judge has ruled against freelance journalists and photographers challenging a California labor law's threshold for  -More- 
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· Grubhub has been offering a new service in partnership with JPMorgan that allows their drivers to almost instantly cash out their earnings. 
· The..
on March 26, 2020 • Business Insider
· The Senate on Wednesday passed its $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill, which included provisions that would make gig-economy workers eligible for..
on March 26, 2020 • Business Insider
· The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig economy workers, like Uber and Lyft drivers, who have seen their livelihoods..
on March 26, 2020 • Business Insider
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that the congressional aid package addressing the coronavirus outbreak “goes a..
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· The United States Senate and White House agreed Wednesday on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help bolster American workers and the economy riven by the..
on March 25, 2020 • Business Insider
The Trump White House and Congress struck a deal early Wednesday for an unprecedented $2 trillion economic rescue package in response to the ongoing coronavirus..
on March 25, 2020 • The Wrap

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