Attacks on Delivery Drivers Add Fears Among Gig Workers
Ride-hailing and food delivery companies say extreme violence is rare among the millions of trips completed each week by gig workers. But three attacks in Florida last month sent ripples of fear among some app-based drivers.
Demand for Grocery Delivery Cools as Food Costs Rise
U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise. Some shoppers are shifting to less expensive grocery pickup, while others are returning to the store.
Jobs, Benefits, Flexible Hours at Stake In Driver Debate
Making their pitch to an audience of somewhat skeptical lawmakers, gig economy power players fighting to make controversial changes to state labor law argued Wednesday that treating app-based drivers as employees could force them to rein in the flexible hours workers enjoy or cut jobs. Supporters and opponents of a contentious ballot question campaign amending the classification, pay and benefits…
Tech Tuesday: New Navigation App Features
Mike Proulx, research director at Forrester, talks about new features on Waze and Instacart to help navigate life a bit more easily.
Lowe's, Instacart Same-Day Delivery Starting With Boston Pilot
Lowe’s, Instacart same-day delivery starting with Boston pilot
What Is ‘Tip Baiting'? Delivery Driver Explains Deceptive Practice in Viral Video
“It leaves a big opportunity to screw over their driver with tip baiting,” said delivery driver Owen Lindstrom.