This week’s africast looks at a new report that rates platforms in terms of worker treatment.
The latest Fairwork SA Ratings Report shows local gig economy workers face greater risk and uncertainty in the pandemic era.
A new report from fintech investor, Flourish, tries to put the impact that COVID-19 has had on the global gig economy, into perspective.
Proposition 22 offers handful of benefits for Uber, Lyft and DoorDash drivers in California, but crucially does not provide full protections.
Uber and Lyft’s appeal to classify drivers as contract workers was successful and won’t have to suspend operations in California today.
As part of its gig worker law, California rules that Uber and Lyft drivers are indeed employees and not contractors.
Recent ratings by the Fairwork Project show just how at risk those in the gig economy are.