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Major Victory for London Uber Drivers

Benjamin Sachs onlabor
Today’s UK decision is doubly consequential: the court clarifies drivers’ employment status and the time for which they must be compensated.

Why 2020 Was the ‘Precarity Election’

Albena Azmanova and Marshall Auerback Economy For All
workers with dangerous machine gears Neither political party has truly addressed the issue of economic security, which is why the country remains a house divided against itself.

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Uber and Lyft’s Proposition 22 Spent Big, Won Big

Jack Ross Capital & Main
In the midst of a pandemic, drivers will be denied sick days, and local laws passed in L.A., San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to protect drivers during COVID-19 will be retroactively undone.

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Driven to Organize: App-Based Drivers Launch New Global Network

Bama Athreya Medium
Drivers from 27 different countries launched the International Alliance of App Based Transport Workers (IAATW); a rare case where workers who fall outside the scope of traditional labor law and union structures have been able to come together.

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - December 10, 2019

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SCOTUS Attacks Repro Rights / Fuel Industries Have Known All Along / Free Public Transit / E-Cars and Green Capitalism / Uberization / Jumping the Turnstiles / Sanders and Corbyn / UK Labour and Antisemitism / Chilean Women Change World Culture
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