gig workers say pay has fallen after California’s Prop 22

gig workers say pay has fallen after California's Prop 22

Photograph: Damian Dovarganes/AP Weeks after Proposition 22 went into effect in California and exempted some major tech firms from fully complying with labor laws, workers for rideshare and delivery apps in the state claim poor working conditions have persisted and pay has decreased. Drivers and labor groups opposed Prop 22, saying it would allow companies … Read more

Inside the Next Housing Crisis

Inside the Next Housing Crisis

Landlord Rian de Laat, left, and tenant Ollie Aldama, in front of the condo that Aldama rents from de Laat in Seattle. Landlord Rian de Laat, left, and tenant Ollie Aldama, in front of the condo that Aldama rents from de Laat in Seattle. Credit – Jovelle Tamayo for TIME In late November, Rian de … Read more

Stock futures point to a slightly lower open

Stock futures point to a slightly lower open

TipRanks JP Morgan Says These 3 Gold Stocks Could Surge 40% (Or More) Let’s talk about gold. The precious metal is the traditional safe haven investment, backed by its use – starting 5,000 years ago – as a reliable store of value. Investors looking to protect their portfolio and secure their wealth traditionally bought heavily … Read more

Biden chose well with Merrick Garland, but Garland could cause him a few headaches

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President Biden nominated Merrick Garland for attorney general on Jan. 7, the day after mobs stormed the Capitol. (Susan Walsh / Associated Press) President Biden is determined to rehabilitate the Department of Justice, which the Trump years left ravaged and demoralized. And he’s taken the most important first step in the process by nominating Merrick … Read more