Where the gig economy stands, as NYC puts the brakes on Uber

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New York became the first American city to cap the total number of ride-hail vehicles and set a wage floor for ride-hail drivers. It’s a win for Uber drivers who make about minimum wage. It’s a blow to corporate Uber, which has insisted that raising driver pay couldn’t be done.

Credits

Guest:
Sarah Kessler - Quartz; author of “Gigged: The End of The Job and The Future of Work”

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole, Yael Even Or