More of Us Might Become Independent Contractors This Year

This is the flip side of that “we might all get higher wages this year” story.

When Your Gig Economy “Employer” Gets Sued

For the second time as a gig economy worker, I have been notified that I am now a member of a class action lawsuit.

The Luck Economy

In this environment, contests are just another form of hope.

The Cost of Learning That Your Gig Economy Job Counts as a Business

I owe business tax and late payment fees for my work as a bike messenger.

Mr. Money Mustache Tries Driving for Uber and Lyft

He wants to know how much money drivers actually make, after they subtract their costs.

Would You Pay a Surcharge so a Gig Economy Worker Could Get Benefits?

I could see these apps marketing “your money helps workers get healthcare and sick days” as a¬†feature that separates them from the other, less socially conscious apps.

How to Use TaskRabbit Like a Pro

I treat TaskRabbit like an economic experiment.

I Couldn’t Make It as an Uber Driver, According to This Game

Does The Uber Game have a winnable scenario?

The Long-Haul Trucking Companies That Require Drivers to Lease Company Trucks

How To Talk About The Gig Economy At Parties