In a blow to gig economy profiteers, today’s Supreme Court ruling states that Uber drivers are entitled to minimum wage and paid holidays. It’s a victory for workers – and everyone who supports decent working conditions.
Any strategy for combatting climate change that doesn’t focus on delivering well-paid, unionised jobs is doomed to fail – we need a vision of a Green New Deal with workers at its heart.
After years of allowing self-employment to replace secure and well-paid work, the government promptly abandoned the self-employed during this crisis – for the millions left behind, it’s time to organise for better.
The rise of nannies, au pairs and other forms of domestic labour is formalising what feminist economists have long argued: that work in the home is work.