Last week, in an interesting move that is slated to reshape the gig economy, DoorDash announced that it is introducing a new compensation model for its delivery drivers. The popular food delivery service will now offer its drivers the option to receive an hourly minimum wage —a significant deviation from their traditional pay-per-delivery model. DoorDash’s proposed shift may be seen as an attempt to address ongoing criticism regarding the fairness of gig worker compensation. Furthermore, the new model could incentivize drivers to accept smaller orders that were previously disregarded due to their lower
I am a new subscriber. These writings are as thought inspiring as prof Allon's lectures.
If DoorDash or a competitor can give basic medical benefits (that covers even preventive care to start with), that would be a game changer ... today a lot of the temp employment is to protect medical needs. I'm also curious how the regulations around this would change.