A driver for Uber loads a customer's groceries into his car at a Whole Foods store in New York, Oct. 30, 2015. In the so-called gig economy, ambiguity in the status of workers at on-demand companies like Munchery, Uber and Lyft has led to calls for the creation of a new kind of employment status.
A driver for Uber loads a customer's groceries into his car at a Whole Foods store in New York, Oct. 30, 2015. In the so-called gig economy, ambiguity in the status of workers at on-demand companies like Munchery, Uber and Lyft has led to calls for the creation of a new kind of employment status. Dolly Faibyshev NYT
A driver for Uber loads a customer's groceries into his car at a Whole Foods store in New York, Oct. 30, 2015. In the so-called gig economy, ambiguity in the status of workers at on-demand companies like Munchery, Uber and Lyft has led to calls for the creation of a new kind of employment status. Dolly Faibyshev NYT

New forms of work challenge existing labor law

December 12, 2015 02:00 PM

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