In continuing news:

Labor unions are trying to gain a foothold among gig economy workers after The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers reached an agreement earlier this month to represent New York Uber drivers. Unions are sharply divided about how to handle workers in “sharing economy” jobs, as they are classified as independent contractors and usually lack  typical employee benefits. Traditionalists have doubled down on organizing, while other labor representatives are molding their duties and recruitment toward the contractor model.

Read more about the debate from Reuters here.

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