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Video shows police dog severely mauls Uber driver who missed car payments
Officers in a San Francisco Bay area city stopped the driver because the rental company had reported his car as stolen

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles and Johana Bhuiyan

05, Jan, 2022 @1:28 AM

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An Afghan refugee commuted hours for his Uber job. Then he was shot in his car
Ahmad Fawad Yusufi’s family wants $4m in aid from Uber and better pay for its drivers. The company said he was logged off when he was killed

Aisha Gani

31, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Four-year-old Sydney child orders $1,139 of gelato delivered to his father’s work
Christian King used his father’s phone to order multiple cakes and tubs of his favourite flavours from Messina

Mostafa Rachwani

15, Dec, 2021 @7:08 AM

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Ten tech predictions for 2022: what’s next for Twitter, Uber and NFTs
The year ahead for the social media giants, podcasts and games – and will there be yet another hyped return for virtual reality?

James Ball

12, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Brexit would be better for UK workers, Boris Johnson promised. But will it?
Analysis: UK-based firms may find it easier to fall in with Brussels’ proposals to give casual workers more rights

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

09, Dec, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Uber must overhaul London business model after high court ruling
Drivers get protection but prices may rise as minicab firms in city told to contract directly with customers

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @7:14 PM

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Menulog makes case for new award for delivery riders in gig economy shake-up
Company’s lawyer tells Fair Work Commission Australia’s existing road transport award does not recognise on-demand nature of industry

Josh Taylor

06, Dec, 2021 @6:28 AM

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UK’s growing army of night workers ‘need rest centres’ for sanctuary
Food delivery drivers, sex workers and cleaners must have easy access to staff rooms, toilets and canteens, says thinktank

Mattha Busby

05, Dec, 2021 @6:55 AM

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‘There is nothing that hasn’t gone up’: how rising costs are hitting UK businesses
As inflation hits 10-year high, Covid-hit sectors are sounding the alarm on spiralling prices

Jasper Jolly, Joanna Partridge, Sarah Butler and Gwyn Topham

17, Nov, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Car hailing app drivers: share your experiences
If you are a driver working with a ride sharing app such as Uber or Bolt, we would like to know how your job has changed during the pandemic

Guardian community team

11, Nov, 2021 @3:35 PM

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Uber raises London prices by 10% in effort to lure back drivers
Ride-hailing app says increase will provide better rider experience after lockdown led to driver departures

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

10, Nov, 2021 @7:33 PM

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Gig-working in England and Wales more than doubles in five years
Percentage of workers paid by platforms such as Uber and Deliveroo jumps from 6% in 2016 to 15% now

Sarah Butler

05, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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