gig economy

Uber CEO: We Can All Agree This Is the U.S. Government’s Fault

Uber CEO: We Can All Agree This Is the U.S. Government’s Fault

Earlier today, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took a break from overseeing the company’s current legal struggles to roll out his latest argument as for why his company’s thousands of drivers across the U.S. shouldn’t, in fact, be considered employees.

DoorDash ‘Pizza Arbitrage’ Shows The FUBAR Economics Of Delivery Apps

DoorDash ‘Pizza Arbitrage’ Shows The FUBAR Economics Of Delivery Apps

Another sign of how fundamentally screwed the economics underlying the app economy are: It is possible to take advantage of exploitative food delivery platform DoorDash’s efforts to sign up restaurants without their consent to engage de facto “pizza arbitrage,” according to a report by the Margins.