Scholar recommends consumer protection laws to combat misuse of data in the sharing economy.
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.
Employers may increasingly automate their workplaces, requiring a new approach to workplace regulation.
Firms have moral obligations to those who perform work regardless of employment status.
Scholars debate the current and future regulatory landscape for workers.
New York City ordinance that would regulate online home-sharing platforms hits a red light in federal court.
Scholars argue that consumer protection law can address sharing economy firms’ potential to abuse information.
Proposed regulations would limit number of short-term rental properties and add license requirements.
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.