The Gig: Judgement Day

Uber has been ignoring the law with impunity around the world.  But is the tide turning against Uber and other ride-hailing apps?  Pushed to the brink, drivers around the world have started using the law to fight back.  In this episode we speak with drivers in the UK whose precedent-setting case is moving to the Supreme Court.  In California, we talk to organizers who decided not to wait for the courts but to change the laws.  We find out why California’s AB5 matters more than ever now that we are facing record unemployment.  And we start to untangle the links between worker classification, big data, and tax evasion.

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