gig economy

  1. waldowainthrop

    I Read Airbnb Magazine So You Don’t Have To
  2. Jack Malarkey

    Inquiry into retirement income system

    The Australian Government on 27 September 2019 announced an inquiry into the retirement income system: The inquiry is to release a consultation paper in November 2019 and...
  3. clearport

    Making money using other gig-economy apps during slow times?? (e.g.

    Great advertisement... would rather have you support the website and avoid such uber/lyft tactics.
  4. Jack Malarkey

    Victoria flags going it alone on gig workers (Paywall in place) Financial Review: EXTRACT: Victoria flags going it alone on gig workers Patrick Durkin, BOSS Deputy Editor May 7, 2019 — 4.41 pm The Victorian government has flagged...
  5. Kurt Halfyard

    Late Stage Capitalism And GEN Y/Z

    A good read: It’s no surprise, then, that young people have given up on capitalism. They aren’t just against it. They mock it just like a child might say: “I’m not afraid of that monster!”...
  6. Karl Marx

    For the record, I would like to say, I have never worked for the Russians.

    I detest everything to do with the Russian State and everything I have thought and written about has always been in the context of democratic institutional socialism. I'm proud to point to social medicine and other social safety net programs adopted in many western countries albeit one, the...
  7. fork2323

    New Amazing platform pays way more than Uber with almost no expenses!

    New way to make lots of $$ without any cut going to ap provider.. Reason #4 is my fave.. They need to make an ap for this.. Would any of you guys sign up?
  8. BurgerTiime

    Uber has lost a landmark battle in U.K. court ruling

    Full: Uber lost an appeal against a landmark 2016 ruling that the ride-hailing firm should treat its U.K. drivers as workers entitled to benefits like a minimum wage and...
  9. Kurt Halfyard

    Gamification of Work: Guardian Article on Gig Economy

    Not news, but still worth discussing in terms of all the ratings threads, and manipulation from Uber/Lyft in this regard. "Simply defined, gamification is the use of game...
  10. Karl Marx

    It’s time to unionize the gig economy I remember the kids that lived on the other side of tracks always had fathers or mothers who worked in union shops or services and us middle class kids worked in gas stations, or food services...
  11. grq79

    10 Reasons Why the Gig Economy is Broken

    It's a break down of subjective but we'll cited that labor, both White and blue collar should weath of the plight of the digital workforce.
  12. Karl Marx

    The 'Gig Economy' Is the New Term for Serfdom Hello all, not sure how I missed this article.
  13. Michael - Cleveland

    Uber and the False Hopes of the Sharing Economy NYT 9 Aug 2018 Uber and the False Hopes of the Sharing Economy New York Times, 9 Aug 2018 By Ginia Bellafante While Uber promotes itself as a way for drivers to earn extra money to fund their dreams, in truth, most drivers in...
  14. Karl Marx

    Letters: ‘A Luxury Service At a Bottom-Wage Price’
  15. Jack Malarkey

    The Conversation: As yet another ridesharing platform launches in Australia, how does this all end?

  16. UberBeemer

    Five ways Blockchain could disrupt the sharing economy's disrupters

    By enabling the secure sharing of nearly anything—without intermediaries or their fees—the technology could redefine peer-to-peer platforms and the customer experience
  17. Karl Marx

  18. Karl Marx

    'The Gig Economy' Is the New Term for Serfdom
  19. workingwa

    Workers' rights meeting - Sunday @ 2

    Hey guys, I'm the online organizer for Working Washington, the statewide workers' rights organization. We're working on getting better rights & benefits in the gig economy and I wanted to let you know about this chance to get involved! On Sunday @ 2 pm, we're holding a meeting for all "gig...
  20. Sydney Uber

    More Federal Government Support of the Gig Economy

    The upcoming reforms to the Australian Welfare payments, gives companies like UBER a great new source of part time workers. You can see an interesting fight here. The Feds push through policy obliging folk to contribute in some way to their well-being (I have no problem with that), whereas State...