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Penney Kome | Universal basic income needs safeguards or the result will be more gig work and much less security for workers.
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Karl Nerenberg | For gig workers, the federal government recognizes the need to act, at some time in the future. But when will that happen?
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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 | 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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Foodora worker and organizer Ivan Ostos. ​Image: Tess Siksay​
Chelsea Nash | Foodster union organizers say they're now setting their sights on organizing the broader gig economy.
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Foodora worker and organizer Ivan Ostos. Image: Tess Siksay
Chelsea Nash | Foodora may have left the country, but its former workers can finally say they successfully formed the first certified union of app-based gig workers in Canada.
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Foodora worker and organizer Ivan Ostos. Image: Tess Siksay
Chelsea Nash | The Foodora workers' union drive set a precedent for app-based gig workers in Ontario, but the path to its labour board victory offers a lesson in organizing disconnected workforces.
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Victoria Fenner | Alyssa Wright, Hannah McIlveen and Karen Burson work in different parts of the country in different lines of work, but they've all been affected by COVID-19.
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Foodora couriers can form a union. Uber drivers up next. And more.
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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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Zaid Noorsumar | Food-delivery workers brave hazardous traffic and bad weather to deliver food to your door. Now they're fighting back for better pay and some respect.