Scholar urges Congress to redefine common carriage to promote flight-sharing platforms in the United States.
Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.
Workers in some states may now be classified as both independent contractors and employees.
Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.
Firms have moral obligations to those who perform work regardless of employment status.
Rideshare drivers in Philadelphia take their challenge for employee status to the Third Circuit.
Scholars argue that consumer protection law can address sharing economy firms’ potential to abuse information.
Report shows that rideshare companies convinced the majority of states to enact laws in the businesses’ favor.
The outcome of a lawsuit filed by Airbnb may define the regulatory limits of the sharing economy.
Scholar explains the rise and expansion of startups that push the regulatory envelope.
Philadelphia’s parking authority takes action to rein in Uber’s alleged violations of the city’s regulations.
Scholars offer framework for better regulating sharing economy firms.