Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

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Delivery riders in Germany will now get bikes and phones from employers

In a landmark achievement for workers’ rights, food delivery services in Germany will now have to either provide couriers with bicycles and mobile phones or pay them compensation as part of their employment agreements. The decision came after the country’s Federal Labor Court ruled in favor of Read More...

Seattle protects Uber and Lyft

Seattle protects Uber and Lyft drivers with new gig economy wages

The gig economy is growing, but these workers are not always guaranteed the same protections as employees in more traditional roles. In a move to protect these workers, the city of Seattle has passed a new wage scale for Uber and Lyft drivers, including a $16.39 minimum wage, to ensure their wages Read More...

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Landmark US Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ+ workers

In 1964, the Civil Rights Act outlawed workplace discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or national origin. Yesterday, the US Supreme Court upheld and added to that declaration with a landmark ruling that employers cannot discriminate against employees based on sexual orientation or Read More...

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Landmark CA bill drives home more benefits for Uber and other gig workers

Uber and Lyft employees used to have to work 50 hour work weeks to make a livable wage as independent contractors. This week, with the passing of senate bill AB 5, these workers will get fairer labor conditions and even healthcare coverage. The bill requires companies to hire these workers as Read More...