The reality of California’s Proposition 22, the “gig” economy, and app based workers rights.

Hits: 706Currently in California, a proposition is set to be voted on this November 3rd which could change the course of labor rights through out the United States. *New Law proposed in California seeks to eliminate Employment AND Independent Contracting rights of GIG workers. *GIG/APP companies UBER, LYFT and DOORDASH raise over $180 MILLION dollars in lobbying funds to promote Proposition 22. *If passed, Proposition 22 would create a new Indentured labor class that could spread to other US states. Proposition 22 was introduced as a measure to change the…

LIVECASTS (3-21-2020) World Wide Call-in Ride Safe PSA, COVID-19 prevention measures, AVOID INSTACART, POSTMATES, UBER, LYFT, DOORDASH, GRUBHUB, EATSTREET, and other ‘gig’ app companies for deliveries.

*Drivers working for INSTACART, POSTMATES, UBER, LYFT and other ‘gig’ app companies ARE NOT following recommended safety and health advisory when conducting services.

The gig economy’s effect on politics, economics and human consciousness – Selling A Nightmare

Hits: 824As there are now many businesses that fall under the classification of ‘gig’, ‘on-demand’ or ‘sharing-economy’ businesses, we will examine the effects of the five most influential and commonly used app based services. Task Rabbit Uber (Uber Technologies) Lyft Instacart Postmates TaskRabbit We begin with Task Rabbit because this company was essentially the first web/app based service provider that operated by providing services through a third party without properly established insurance, vetting (background checks) or training. From Task Rabbit’s Wiki page: “TaskRabbit is an American online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance…