Posts Tagged: economy

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers

Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to…
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Kickstarter has crowdfunded a better economy, creating more than 300,000 jobs

Kickstarter has been in the business of bringing dreams to market since 2009, but according to a new study from the b corp and the University of Pennsylvania, it’s brought a lot more to life than just projects and dreams.

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