Monday, February 8, 2016

[NJFAC] Uber: On the Road to Nowhere

UBER drivers. A convenient app and drivers choose their hours. But they don't control working conditions and the company can fire ("deactivate") them at will. The company does not contribute to a health plan, or pay into Social Security, Medicare, or workers' comp. Here's the best analysis I've seen on the Uber phenomenon, by Steve Greenhouse, a veteran labor reporter.
Uber: On the Road to Nowhere, American Prospect (Winter 2016)

Submitted by: Frank Stricker, author of Why American Lost the War on Poverty--and How to Win It (2007)

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