gig economy

LONDON  | UK demonstrators press Uber ahead of key legal fight

LONDON  — Hundreds of people who work in the so-called “gig economy” have gathered to protest outside Britain’s Royal Courts of Justice as Uber appealed earlier legal rulings that have broad implications for its business model. The demonstrators argue San Francisco-based Uber should honor decisions that ruled that the two drivers in the case were … Continue reading LONDON  | UK demonstrators press Uber ahead of key legal fight

Ripl and LiveShopCast Partner to Accelerate Video Engagement for Online Stores

  BELLEVUE, WASH./ OCTOBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) Ripl Inc., a software company that helps small businesses market on social media, today unveiled a significant partnership which will allow their users to engage customers using LiveShopCast’s actionable video platform at substantial savings. Now the same online store operators can create customized, dynamic, branded videos for posting … Continue reading Ripl and LiveShopCast Partner to Accelerate Video Engagement for Online Stores

Ripl Brings Big Company Marketing Power to the Gig Economy

BELLEVUE, Wash./ July 24, 2018 (STL.News) Ripl Inc., a software company that helps small businesses market on social media, today unveiled a major update to its popular mobile application. Now users can create customized, dynamic, animated designs for posting on social platforms on any device through a new web application. Small businesses also have access … Continue reading Ripl Brings Big Company Marketing Power to the Gig Economy

LONDON  | In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor

LONDON  — A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor won a court ruling Wednesday giving him employment rights, in a closely watched case testing labor rules in the so-called gig economy. Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that Gary Smith, who worked for Pimlico Plumbers full-time for six … Continue reading LONDON  | In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor