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Marketplace Tech
Nov 26, 2020
The future of work … as determined by Uber?
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As the pandemic recession drags on, people are turning to gig work to fill the gaps, and the nature of that work is evolving. Proposition 22 in California, which passed last week, lets companies classify delivery and ride-hail drivers as independent contractors. There are some new requirements, such as a wage floor and some health benefit options. Some describe it as a “third way” between benefit-free part-time work and traditional full-time employment. If the idea catches on more broadly, what could it mean for how we work? Molly Wood speaks with David Weil, dean at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. He says the idea comes from Canadian labor law.

WashingtonWise Investor
WashingtonWise Investor
Charles Schwab
Dems Take Control, but No Carte Blanche for Biden
In this episode of _WashingtonWise Investor_, Mike Townsend focuses on the new balance of power in Washington and shares insights on the mechanics of such a narrowly divided Congress. He explores issues that are likely to be at the top of Biden’s policy agenda—from more COVID relief to tax increases—and the likelihood that the necessary consensus can be built to get them approved. _WashingtonWise Investor_ is an original podcast from Charles Schwab. For more on the series, visit Schwab.com/WashingtonWise. If you enjoy the show, please leave a ★★★★★ rating or review on Apple Podcasts. Important Disclosures The policy analysis provided by the Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., does not constitute and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any political party. The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered an individualized recommendation or personalized investment advice. The investment strategies mentioned here may not be suitable for everyone. Each investor needs to review an investment strategy for his or her own particular situation before making any investment decision. All expressions of opinion are subject to change without notice in reaction to shifting market conditions. Data contained herein from third-party providers is obtained from what are considered reliable sources. However, its accuracy, completeness or reliability cannot be guaranteed. All corporate names are for illustrative purposes only and are not a recommendation, offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security. Investing involves risk including loss of principal. (0121-1ZJK)
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