Drivers have been on the receiving end of physical and verbal abuse from riders who refuse to wear a mask. They say that Uber has failed to protect them, reflecting a wider pattern of the app’s abysmal treatment of its workers.
The life-long career is no longer an option for Millennials. So dynamic start-ups like Uber and TaskRabbit are creating more options to work than ever before. But with little security, are jobs that promise “flexibility” really just ripping us off? And how can we plan for the future?