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Chelsea Nash | Uber has invested hundreds of millions into avoiding the reclassification of its workers as "employees" worldwide.
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Jim Stanford | Uber Canada is promoting its Flexible Work+ proposal as a social justice campaign. But most of the changes that Uber says are needed to make gig work fairer could be implemented by Uber tomorrow.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | The Supreme Court in the U.K. has ruled that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. They are workers employed by the company so deserve to be compensated as such.
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Chelsea Nash | If the city were to mandate special licensing for Uber and Lyft drivers, then labour organizers could more easily identify a bargaining unit.
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Chelsea Nash | Advocates are lobbying for federal legislation that would qualify many app-based gig workers as "employees."
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Chelsea Nash | Unions, lawyers and a variety of workers are pursuing different legal avenues to have gig workers' rights recognized under the Employment Standards Act.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Alberta government wants to steal one percent in wages from its workers. And more.
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour's Canada Report: The UFCW says Uber Black drivers are employees and eligible to unionize. And more.
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Rick Salutin | It's necessary from time to time to update the enemies list. Enemies are harder to identify when they come in casual, tech-ish garb, like Google and Uber.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour Canada Report: Workers at Uber, Lyft and Foodora are employees and they want unions.
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Christina Turner | We've compiled a list of 10 new books about work to peruse over the long weekend.
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