Labor leaders are calling it the “most aggressive regulatory move against Uber to date.” Last week Seattle passed a law that gives Uber and Lyft drivers a legal right to create labor unions, a major regulatory measure that could entirely restructure the labor model of popular ride-hailing apps. ...
In a recent article warning about the trend to categorize an increasing number of Americans as “independent contractors,” economist Robert Reich offered the following comparison between Uber and General Motors: GM is worth around $60 billion, and has over 200,000 employees. Its front-line worke...