Cities are among the biggest buyers of flexible labor, and they're improving terms for gig work, says Xavier de Souza Briggs of Brookings.
Uber and Lyft drivers receive personalized wages based on data the companies collect about them, according to a new legal study.
Gig workers are a major reason this year's open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act individual marketplace is likely to be big.
The federal government steps into a regulatory issue long left to states to figure out, observers say.
Gig workers, like those who drive for Uber and deliver for DoorDash, occupy a murky position between employee and independent contractor as defined by labor laws.
Because they are not considered employees, gig workers and their families often have fewer financial protections when they are hurt killed on the job.
A survey found more than half of drivers have either reduced their hours or quit in response to rising fuel costs.
“Time became the thing we identified as the ultimate privilege,” said Atiya Jones, a visual artist in Pittsburgh.
From erroneous terminations to racially biased facial recognition tech, what happens when the robot gets it wrong?
The Labor Department blocked a Trump-era change that would've made it easier to classify gig workers as independent contractors.