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HEADLINEPandemic Erodes Gig Economy Work
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New York Times
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Mar 18, 2020
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Gig companies promoted their flexible hours as an economic lifeline for workers. In the coronavirus outbreak, it has been anything but. >> Driving-local delivery; Driving-taxi and rideshare; COVID-19-related.

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New York Times
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Aug 23, 2019
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The once-swaggering company is losing more money and growing more slowly than ever. What happened? >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINERide-hailing companies grapple with B.C.’s licence rules
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The Globe and Mail
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Aug 14, 2019
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Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have long fought to stop British Columbia from forcing their drivers to have the same licences as cabbies, but experts say this requirement will ensure this nascent sector rolls out in and around Vancouver slowly later this year. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINEToronto upping requirements for Uber and Lyft drivers
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Daily Hive
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Jul 19, 2019
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The City of Toronto is taking steps they say will keep residents and visitors safe when using vehicles-for-hire in the city. City council adopted a number of amendments to the Vehicles-for-Hire By-law that will improve the safety and accessibility of taxicabs, limousines, and private transportation companies (PTCs) such as Uber and Lyft. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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Toronto Star
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Jul 18, 2019
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More than 90,000 Toronto drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services will have to take mandatory training under new rules passed by city council Thursday. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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BlogTO
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May 09, 2019
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Thousands of rideshare service drivers from around the world are taking place in strike actions this week ahead of Uber's hotly-anticipated initial public offering. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINEThe worldwide Uber strike is a key test for the gig economy (Vox, May 8/19.)
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Vox
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May 08, 2019
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Ride-share drivers are on strike today in a dozen US cities and at least 10 countries, including Minneapolis, Washington, DC, San Diego, and all the way to London and Nairobi. Drivers are demanding higher pay and citywide regulations." >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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CNN
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May 08, 2019
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Drivers in more than a dozen cities plan to strike on Wednesday ahead of Uber's highly anticipated Wall Street debut. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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New York Times
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Oct 12, 2018
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For Uber drivers, the workplace can feel like a world of constant surveillance, automated manipulation and threats of 'deactivation.' >> Driving-taxi and rideshare