This Week’s Gig News 11/28/21 | The GigTube Podcast

Featuring guest co-hosts Steve Labinski (author of “Shop Like a Pro”) and John Mikaelian (author of “The Five Foundations of Contentment”).

INTRO

DoorDash will pay $5.3 million to San Francisco to settle allegations over benefits violations
https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/22/22796849/doordash-settles-drivers-san-francisco-for-5-3-million

Uber on brink of pausing operations in Brussels after court ruling
https://cnb.cx/3pkFmMX

Some Gopuff drivers went on strike for a day to demand better pay from the fast-growing delivery app
https://www.inquirer.com/business/gopuff-strike-drivers-gig-economy-20211123.html

Uber Eats partners with Tokyo Smoke to offer cannabis orders
https://nypost.com/2021/11/22/uber-eats-partners-with-tokyo-smoke-to-offer-cannabis-orders/

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Uber Eats driver was on phone when she hit, killed UT student, lawsuit says https://www.tampabay.com/news/tampa/2021/11/24/uber-eats-driver-was-on-phone-when-she-hit-killed-ut-student-lawsuit-says/

Heard on the Street: DoorDash investors may have too high of hopes for the Wolt opportunity in Europe
https://www.wsj.com/articles/doordash-investors-gobble-up-european-takeout-11637420580

Massachusetts auditor: Uber, Lyft drivers allowed to operate under ‘much looser standards’ than state protections mandate
https://www.bostonherald.com/2021/11/23/massachusetts-auditor-uber-lyft-drivers-allowed-to-operate-under-much-looser-standards-than-state-protections-mandate/

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DoorDash released its top 20 items ordered on Thanksgiving. Turkey isn’t No. 1. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2021/11/24/top-thanksgiving-foods-ordered-doordash-2021/8754092002/

Uber Eats Is Delivering Takeout in Gucci Bags
https://hypebae.com/2021/11/uber-eats-gucci-bag-giveaway-zia-lucia-collaboration

Viral TikTok highlights differences between younger and older Instacart customers
https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/tiktok-instacart-boomers-millennials-customers/

Bucs rookie stars in hilarious Uber Eats ad
https://thepewterplank.com/2021/11/21/buccaneers-rookie-advertisement/

DISCUSSION: What is the driver’s responsibility when delivering to invalids, shut-ins, handicapped people, and weirdos?

OUTRO

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