California lawmakers are essentially attempting to force workers in the gig economy to unionize, which will funnel millions of dollars in dues to Big Labor.
Uber and its more than 200,000 drivers in California have fallen victim to the state’s assault on the gig economy.
‘If people want to talk about systemic racism and the marginalization of minorities,’ a single mother in California told The Federalist, ‘this is it.’
No longer able to force employees to unionize, the AFL-CIO is trying to force contract workers into employment. But freelancers are fighting back.
Unable to think of a new way forward, state lawmakers are relying on past solutions to improve the gig economy — and this will only hurt freelance and gig workers.
Somehow the California State Assembly managed to threaten free press, freelance writers, and working mothers — all with a single piece of legislation.
We decry as oppressive a one-size-fits-all approach to almost everything else in life. Why insist we apply such a standard for our employment?
A company that allocates salary blind to an employee’s sex has still generated a pay gap, because men and women make different choices.
Jared Meyer discusses how states can step up to save their cities from the policies barring innovation on this episode of Federalist Radio.
So what can we really learn from Ayn Rand about running a business? It’s not what sneering business experts claim in the New York Times.
Both companies work to keep each other smart, easy-to-use, and employee-friendly. Regulations and legislation can’t do that.
If cities want ride-sharing services that act less like Uber and Lyft and more like taxis, they’ll get ride-sharing services that work less like Uber and Lyft and more like taxis.
You have the right to free speech as an American – you have no right to use YouTube to do it.
Uber and Lyft were noticeably absent from SXSW this year, damaging Austin’s reputation as a tech hub. The city’s political leadership is to blame.
New start-ups were granted practical access and spiritual absolution by the people of Austin because they reject the very market forces that allow Uber and Lyft to work well. It didn’t go well at SXSW.
These pointless protests did little besides making it harder for tired folks from all over the world to get to their destination after what could have been a 12-hour flight.
The refugee crisis and its consequences represent a string of failures on the part of multiple actors.
When new startups show up on the scene, the knee-jerk reaction of bureaucrats is to hobble the new players instead of liberating the whole industry.
Regulators, who are still attempting to respond to the creation of the Internet, will never catch up to America’s entrepreneurs.
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