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Comprehensive Research Analysis by Console & Associates Sheds New Light on the Dangers Delivery Drivers Face
October 06, 2021 12:00 ET | Console & Associates, P.C.
MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The world as we know it would grind to a halt if it wasn't for delivery drivers, yet exploitation is widespread in these industries — and so is...
UFCW Canada stands in solidarity with Toronto-area Uber Black drivers as they join the international Call to Action on September 28 against Uber's UNFAIR practices
September 27, 2021 13:19 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW activists will be joining Toronto-area Uber drivers on September 28, as Uber drivers in dozens of other cities across the globe stage a worldwide...
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Classified as “Contractors,” Gig Workers Need to be Included in BC’s Paid Sick Leave Program
August 18, 2021 15:34 ET | UFCW 1518
NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia, Aug. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the provincial government announcing that it is developing a permanent paid sick leave program for all BC workers, UFCW 1518...
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Micro Insurance Company and Hava Net Limited Partner to Provide Digital Insurance Solutions to Hava’s Corporate Riders
August 17, 2021 07:00 ET | Micro Insurance Company
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hava Net Limited and Micro Insurance Company (MIC) have entered into a strategic partnership with the aim of providing digital insurance solutions to...
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OFL urges Ford Government to put the brakes on flawed Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee
July 05, 2021 11:04 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s labour movement is demanding that the Ford government put the brakes on its deeply flawed Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee. The...
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Micro Insurance Company and ImaliPay Partner to Deliver Digital Insurance Products to Africa’s Gig Workers
May 31, 2021 02:30 ET | Micro Insurance Company
NEW YORK, May 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroEnsure (now part of the Micro Insurance Company) and ImaliPay are partnering to deliver digital insurance products to Africa's gig workers. These...
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OFL Calls on Ford Government to Reject Uber’s Proposal to Carve Gig Workers Out of Basic Employment Protections
March 16, 2021 09:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, March 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour calls on the Ford Government to reject Uber’s proposal to rewrite Ontario’s employment laws to trap its drivers in...
Uber Canada’s unilateral proposal is “a dangerous proposition” says Uber workers’ union
March 11, 2021 15:40 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UFCW Canada, the union organizing Uber drivers and Uber Eats couriers across the country, says Uber Canada’s recent proposal to provincial governments to...
Ruling by the UK supreme court on Uber employment status should have ripple effects across the globe
February 22, 2021 15:39 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UK supreme court handed down its decision on Friday that rules Uber drivers are employees and not self-employed as the company has tried to argue for...
Uber once again slams the door on workers’ rights
February 11, 2021 15:06 ET | UFCW Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an about-face move that undermines the union drive by Toronto-area Uber limousine drivers, Uber has introduced Premier – competing with its own Uber...