'Amazon has all the power': How Amazon controls legions of delivery drivers without paying their wages and benefits

  1. ‘Amazon has all the power’: How Amazon controls legions of delivery drivers without paying their wages and benefits  Business Insider
  2. Amazon shows why Congress must leave federal minimum wage alone  The Hill
  3. Amazon Cuts Monthly Bonuses, Stock Awards to Fund Minimum Wage Boost  TheStreet.com
  4. Lobbying Spending Database – Amazon.com, 2018 | OpenSecrets  OpenSecrets
  5. Jeff Bezos Isn’t as Generous as You Think  Bloomberg
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Drivers for Uber, Lyft see incomes fall as participation jumps

Drivers for Uber, Lyft see incomes fall as participation jumpsDrivers for Uber, Lyft and other US ridesharing services have seen their incomes fall by half in recent years as more people get behind the wheel, according to a study released Monday. The report by US banking giant JPMorgan Chase, based on deposits received by the bank, offers a sobering note on the so-called platform or “gig” economy, although it left a number of questions unanswered.


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Uber drivers in Denmark must pay fine for every ride, supreme court rules

Uber drivers in Denmark must pay fine for every ride, supreme court rulesThe Danish supreme court on Thursday ratified fines given to four Uber drivers for operating illegally, paving the way for similar fines on a further 1,500 drivers. The four taxi drivers, one of whom was fined 486,500 Danish crowns ($78,060), were charged with failing to have permits and for violating a law introduced to combat Uber which imposed extra rules on taxis operating in Denmark. After launching its service in Denmark in 2014, Uber Technologies Inc was criticised by taxi driver unions, companies and politicians who said the company posed unfair competition by not meeting legal standards required for established taxi firms.


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