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FedEx’s Culture of Misclassification Dealt Yet Another Blow, This Time By U.S. Court of Appeals

FedEx’s Culture of Misclassification Dealt Yet Another Blow, This Time By U.S. Court of Appeals
http://wepartypatriots.com/wp/2014/10/01/fedexs-culture-of-misclassifica...

United’s Deal With Uber Raises Concerns

United’s Deal With Uber Raises Concerns
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/business/uniteds-deal-with-uber-raises...
SEPT. 29, 2014

By JOE SHARKEY

UNITED AIRLINES has been reprising its old advertising slogan about the “friendly skies.” But some airports think the airline was a bit less than friendly when it formed a partnership with the ride-sharing company Uber without seeking airport input.

“Sharing economy” companies like Uber shift risk from corporations to workers, weaken labor protections, and drive down wages.

“Sharing economy” companies like Uber shift risk from corporations to workers, weaken labor protections, and drive down wages.
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/09/against-sharing/
Against Sharing
by Avi Asher-Schapiro
“Sharing economy” companies like Uber shift risk from corporations to workers, weaken labor protections, and drive down wages.

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CA Truck drivers are entitled to paid breaks, court says

CA Truck drivers are entitled to paid breaks, court says
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Truck-drivers-are-entitled-to-paid-br...
Bob Egelko
Updated 5:17 pm, Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Thousands of truck drivers in California are entitled to meal breaks and rest periods under state law, despite federal deregulation of the trucking industry, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Uber and Airbnb Are Waging a Libertarian War on Regulators Silicon Valley's politics get complicated

Uber and Airbnb Are Waging a Libertarian War on Regulators
Silicon Valley's politics get complicated
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117837/airbnb-uber-wage-war-regulator...

MAY 20, 2014

Uber and Airbnb Are Waging a Libertarian War on Regulators
Silicon Valley's politics get complicated

By Noam Scheiber @noamscheiber

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