Gig economy
App delivery drivers mobilized across Brazil to demand better work conditions

The national walkout on Wednesday May 1 was organized to demand better conditions for thousands of informal motorcycle delivery workers

Brazil: App delivery workers ask general population for help in national strike

The protest is set to happen on Wednesday 1st, workers are asking users to boycott services on that day

Role of capital and labour in digital economy

Parminder Jeet Singh talks about what a digital economy is and the role of capital and workers in it

California’s labor law regularizing gig economy workers could set a global precedent

The legislation is the first of its kind and will likely force app-based corporates like Uber to reclassify their workers as employees rather than as contractors

The year in review: a look at our coverage

Where do we fight? Why will we win? Here’s a look at the struggles that define the world

Uber Ola Protest Uber and Ola drivers in India threaten massive agitation if their demands are not met

On July 10, tens of thousands of drivers staged demonstrations across the country, demanding a grant of city taxi permit, safety measures and curtailment in commissions charged by the companies

Anti ola uber protest Uber, Ola drivers to go on strike in India seeking safety measures and city taxi permit

The drivers are also demanding that the companies cut the amount of commission they charge. The strike will take place in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai on July 9- 10.

Payouts for executives, pittance for drivers: Inside the Uber revolt

On May 8, two days before Uber’s initial public offering at the share market, Uber and other rideshare app drivers across the world went on a strike to protest the precarious work conditions of their jobs.

Taxi drivers across the world protest against Uber’s unfair practices

Uber and multinational cab aggregators have been accused of engaging in unfair practices for profit making.

Uber strike USA Uber drivers stage strike in Los Angeles over cuts in pay rates

The 25% per-mile cuts will lead to a loss of 20 cents per mile. The drivers picketed the office of Uber and demanded the withdrawal of the decision and sought a pay hike

Uber and Cabify withdraw from Barcelona after govt. imposes new regulations

The new rules introduced by the Catalan government require customers to book ride-hailing services 15 minutes to an hour in advance. The taxi drivers’s strike in Madrid continues

Uber, Ola drivers go on strike in India demanding better incentives, safety measures

In the last one year, Ola and Uber ride costs went up nationally by 10-15%. However, the incentives for drivers went down by 30% during the same time.

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