Three Uber drivers could kill the nascent "gig" or "sharing" economy in its crib by suing to be deemed "employees" of the company, rather than independent contractors.
Minimum wage hikes have provided restaurant owners across the country the opportunity to tackle what many have criticized to be unfair tipping practices. Faced with rising labor costs resulting from minimum wage increases, some owners are raising costs on their foods and services and implementing no-tipping policies to help offset the increased costs for their patrons — a change that some owners are actually welcoming.
After reviewing 140 years of data in England and Wales, the consulting firm Deloitte just reported that technology has actually created more jobs than it has destroyed.
On Monday the U.S. Department of the Interior issued a final approval to allow Royal Dutch Shell to start drilling an exploratory oil well in the Chukchi Sea, northwest of Alaska.
Two Obama supporters, the Laborers’ International Union and the International Union of Operating Engineers, are urging Congress to lift the crude oil export ban.
After Congress failed to renew it, the charter for the U.S. Export-Import Bank lapsed at midnight, June 30.
Courtney Love, the widow of rock star Kurt Cobain, got caught in the middle of a taxicab strike — in which Paris' Big Taxi cartel is fighting its inevitable extinction — that turned violent last week, and had to be rescued by motorcycles after her Uber driver’s car was attacked.