Uber and the On-Demand Economy Take Workers for a Ride
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Uber and the On-Demand Economy Take Workers for a Ride

On a recent morning in San Francisco, a tattooed Uber driver named Jay Salazar found himself at the wheel of his Toyota Corolla with Jeb Bush riding shotgun. The unlikely pairing was an app-fated accident, but the circumstances were by design. Courting the deep pockets of Silicon Valley, the GOP presidential candidate praised fast-growing companies like Uber as engines of economic opportunity and made a well-publicized point of using the service to get around the Bay Area.

Companies like Uber are changing the modern workplace Stephen Lam—Reuters Taxi drivers have long protested Uber; now some of the startup’s drivers are joining the fight. Subscriber content preview. or Sign In Companies like Uber are changing the modern workplace On a recent morning in San Francisco, a tattooed […]

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