CALIFORNIA legislators approved a landmark bill on Tuesday that requires companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, a move that could reshape the gig economy and that...

[SACRAMENTO] California legislators approved a landmark bill on Tuesday that requires companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, a move that could reshape the gig economy...

[NEW YORK] It's easy for most people to find a job in America on Labor Day 2019. The unemployment rate is very low; store windows are plastered with help wanted signs.

[BANGKOK] When an Indian customer of online food delivery service Zomato tweeted that he had cancelled his order because it had been assigned to a non-Hindu worker, and his request for a Hindu...

WITH recent news of retrenchments and economic uncertainty especially for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians), a key concern for most people is remaining employable in an...

[NEW YORK] Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a US labour agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is...

PREDICTING the future is a fraught mission. But there is a remarkable conformity of response from people of otherwise vastly different experiences when asked to describe what they feel about the...

[STRASBOURG] The European Parliament on Tuesday approved a law setting minimum rights for workers in the "gig economy", a move that may benefit Uber drivers, Deliveroo and Just Eat food couriers...

ONE of the most disruptive ways in which technology is changing the world of work is without doubt the so-called "gig" economy, where unlike in the traditional firm-based model, work is...

BT EXCLUSIVE

SINCE end-2015, food-delivery platform foodpanda has grown its base of delivery persons more than six times to over 6,000, the company's Singapore managing director Luc Andreani said....