Uber drivers are getting some attention from the Senate. We know about the problems with the gig economy: workers who drive for Uber, deliver food for Postmates, and run errands on TaskRabbit don’t have health insurance or any other guarantees or benefits from their employers — and their ranks are only growing.
While the growth of gig jobs has gotten lots of attention from major companies , research firms , and startups, national legislators haven’t done much about it. (They’ve had other stuff going on, I guess.)
Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Suzan DelBene, of Virginia and Washington respectively, are looking to change that. On Thursday they introduced […]