Parminder Jeet Singh talks about what a digital economy is and the role of capital and workers in it
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
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
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.
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.
Uber and multinational cab aggregators have been accused of engaging in unfair practices for profit making.
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
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
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.