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What's in a name? Company titles for gig workers reveal business models.

Jan 20, 2021
"Dasher," "tasker," "driver-partner." How companies pick worker nicknames that reflect the argument that workers are contractors, not employees.
An Uber sticker on a car during a protest by ride-share drivers in 2020. How ride-share and other gig workers are classified remains controversial.
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TaskRabbit doubles the number of cities it operates in

Mar 16, 2017
CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot talks about the company's expansion and what work will look like in the future.
Stacy Brown-Philpot is CEO of TaskRabbit, the on-demand app that lets users hire people to complete various household tasks.
Photo courtesy of TaskRabbit