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Need an abortion? Better hope you have a generous boss | Arwa Mahdawi
It’s great that US companies are offering to reimburse employees who have to travel for a termination. But access to abortion should be a civil right, not a corporate perk, says Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

28, Jun, 2022 @12:51 PM

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Uber and Transport Workers’ Union strike agreement on gig economy employment standards
Ride-sharing giant and union support an independent regulatory body to create industry-wide standards and resolve disputes

Josh Taylor

28, Jun, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Record UK petrol price risks a mass exodus of essential workers
Community health workers, cab drivers, couriers and van drivers are ‘paying to go to work’

Andrew Kersley

11, Jun, 2022 @1:39 PM

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TechScape: Clearview AI was fined £7.5m for brazenly harvesting your data – does it care?
The facial recognition firm earned a heavy fine for scraping millions of pictures of people’s faces from social media. But that doesn’t mean it will change its ways

Alex Hern

25, May, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Australian Uber drivers warn of mass exodus if base pay rates remain unsustainably low
Rising cost-of-living pressures and low rates in regional areas are making rideshare services unprofitable for drivers

Caitlin Cassidy

16, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Beyond a joke’: Uber and taxi drivers plead for relief as petrol prices rise again
Drivers say costs have surged but fares have stayed flat, forcing them to be picky about the trips they choose

Caitlin Cassidy

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Uber faces $26m fine in Australia over misleading cancellation warnings and taxi fare estimates
The ride share company admitted engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct after an investigation by the competition watchdog

Josh Taylor

26, Apr, 2022 @3:13 AM

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Capitol rioter caught after FBI finds recording of him boasting to Uber driver
A 15-month long investigation resulted in Jerry Braun’s arrest on 12 April; he’s been charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct

Maya Yang

21, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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At least 50 US gig workers murdered or killed since 2017 – study
Activists say companies like Lyft and Uber ‘try to protect their bottom line by offloading risk’ on to workers

Kari Paul in San Francisco

06, Apr, 2022 @9:14 PM

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NSW gig economy: inquiry finds overhaul of pay and entitlements needed to protect workers
State government told failure to provide minimum wage and paid leave warrants ‘immediate action’

Tamsin Rose and Josh Taylor

06, Apr, 2022 @5:08 AM

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Hustle harder: how TV became obsessed with stories of workism
Shows such as WeCrashed, Super Pumped and The Dropout all retell recent stories of millennial work-life balance going wrong

Adrian Horton

31, Mar, 2022 @7:53 PM

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Afghanistan’s former finance minister is now Uber driver in Washington DC
Washington Post rides with Khalid Payenda, who left for the US before the fall of Kabul

Edward Helmore

20, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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