Mic, the politics and culture website purchased last year in a fire sale by Bustle Digital Group after laying off nearly the entire unionized staff, is now hiring again... for a 28-hour-per-week “flexible gig” with “some benefits.” Sounds pretty good to me! (It does not sound pretty good to me).
An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify its drivers as employees after the passage of AB5 in California last night. The argument? “Drivers’ work is outside the usual course of Uber’s business.” Which begs the question: What is Uber’s business?