The company will pay the US Federal Trade Commission $20m that should end up in drivers’ pockets, as the backlash against the global gig economy continues
Lawrence Bond was appealing against the outcome of a work capability assessment in July
Employment fell by 9,000 to just over 31.8 million in the three months to November – the second successive report of a decline
High-profile suicide cases prompt calls for dramatic shift in Japan’s work culture
...and four other important economic stories to look out for this week
Do I detect a hidden agenda being rolled out, one designed to help the cash-strapped NHS by making older people feel guilty about inactivity?
Shining a light on the sector might keep agencies honest as the economy stumbles
The number of agency workers is set to reach one million, according to a new study, which revealed they earn hundreds of pounds less than those in staff jobs.
During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for after graduation.
Figure falls by 7,000 in the past year after increase in costs
Women account for more than two thirds of the growth, following an increase in care work and nursing
There are about 1.5 million people in Britain with a learning disability, such as Down’s Syndrome. It is a basic affront to justice that they should be less likely to find paid employment than those without learning difficulties
Some of these pay really well
Steady progress will encourage Federal Reserve policy makers to follow through on their forecast for an interest-rate increase by the end of 2016.
Mandarin, the most widely spoken language in the world, hit the rankings and so did Arabic
What if there is no employer or employee? Just about everyone in an advanced economy will be self-employed at some stage, yet most people are educated to think of 'getting a job' and legislation works on the presumption that people are employed