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Amazon's Last Mile In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals.

Amazon's Last Mile
https://gizmodo.com/amazons-last-mile-1820451224

by Bryan Menegus

Thursday 11:23am

Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. Though it’s deployed in dozens of cities and associated with one of the world’s biggest companies, government agencies and customers alike are nearly oblivious to the program’s existence.

Amazon's Last Mile In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals.

Amazon's Last Mile
https://gizmodo.com/amazons-last-mile-1820451224

by Bryan Menegus

Thursday 11:23am

Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. Though it’s deployed in dozens of cities and associated with one of the world’s biggest companies, government agencies and customers alike are nearly oblivious to the program’s existence.

Lyft drivers fear censorship after internal email about speaking to press

Lyft drivers fear censorship after internal email about speaking to press

http://www.sfexaminer.com/lyft-drivers-fear-censorship-internal-email-sp...
An internal email from Lyft sent in July urges drivers to inform the company whenever they are contacted by a reporter. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez on August 10, 2017 1:00 am

Dockers in Indonesia on Strike

Dockers in Indonesia on Strike
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Image Courtesy: ITF

Dockers unions in Indonesia are striking and protesting as they want better working conditions, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) informed.

https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/226533/dockers-in-indonesia-on-st...

Fired SF TWU 250A MTA Muni driver wins reinstatement after illegal firing

Fired SF TWU 250A MTA Muni driver wins reinstatement after illegal firing
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Fired-Muni-driver-wins-reinstateme...
By Bob Egelko Published 7:05 pm, Friday, April 3, 2015

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