Tag Archives: gig economy

Uber Pledges To Only Use Electric Vehicles By 2030

The Verge reports: Uber announced Tuesday that “100 percent” of rides will take place in electric vehicles by 2030 in the US, Canada, and Europe, and by 2040 for the rest of the world. But rather than pay drivers directly to trade their gas-burning vehicles for electric ones, the company will impose an extra fee on trips completed in an …

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Instacart To Hire Another 250,000 Grocery Shoppers

Business Insider reports: Instacart is on a hiring spree. The company announced Thursday that it would be hiring 250,000 new workers to help it meet the surge in demand for online delivery options during the coronavirus pandemic; it had already hired 300,000 new people in the past month. Instacart is a delivery company that pairs customers with personal shoppers who …

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