After a long day of driving for Uber and Lyft, this fella decided to work out exactly how much money he'd be taking home after paying taxes and expenses on his income as an independent contractor. While there's certainly a number of tax loopholes and write-offs that he could be taking advantage of, it looks like, for most people, driving for Uber or Lyft isn't worth the time.
If you want to operate a taxi in New York, you need a "medallion" — a tin plate issued by the city. In 1937, the first year taxi medallions were issued, they cost $10 (about $160 in today's dollars). There are only about 13,000 medallions in all of New York, and if you want want… READ THE REST
Uber drivers systematically and illegally discriminated against Lisa Irving due to her disability, an arbitrator ruled today. One even falsely claimed to have arrived at her destination to get her (and her dog) out of the car, knowing that she was blind and wouldn't know any better. An independent arbitrator ruled Uber's drivers had illegally… READ THE REST
Arna Kimiai (24), aka the Uber Cougher, faces charges that could keep her locked up for 20 years. Last week Kimiai was recorded by her Uber driver ripping off his mask, coughing on him, and grabbing his cell phone. From Vice: In total, Kimiai is facing up to 20 years in prison. The charge of battery… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Have you ever been interested in learning more about a career in photography? Nowadays, with most brands relying heavily on digital marketing, learning professional photography skills can increase your chances in… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Having a clean, uncluttered desk can do wonders for your peace of mind. But, it's rarely convenient and feasible to have a central location to keep the magazines, pens, pencils, newspapers,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. LED lighting has changed the way we light the world around us. These small diodes are incredibly energy efficient and able to last years without having to be replaced. However, efficiency… READ THE REST