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Cheap-Labor Lobby Funds New H-1B Song-and-Dance Movie

Movie theaters around the country are screening a glamorous new movie about a struggling-yet-handsome Indian H-1B contract-worker in the United States — but viewers aren’t told that the movie was funded by lobbyists to help import more foreign workers for the moviegoers’ own white-collar jobs.


Uber Pays $100 Million to Classify Drivers as Contractors

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced this week that the company had settled class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts for up to $100 million memorialize the company’s right to classify drivers as independent contractors, rather than employees.

Uber can assess drivers with help of rider reviews and GPS tracking of each trip