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A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicle is parked and displayed during a demonstration in Chandler, Arizona

Waymo’s self-driving car workers reportedly complain about finding leftover needles in the vehicles and a cut to their benefits

Drivers of Waymo self-driving cars in Phoenix have reportedly seen their benefits cut since being classified as "vendors" instead of "contractors."
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Pete Buttigieg’s campaign used a company criticized for its low wages to hire workers, even after Buttigieg has been critical of the gig economy...

The campaign hired gig workers using Amazon's Mechanical Turk, which is known for low pay, sometimes as low as 1 cent per task.

Google will hire roughly 4,000 full-time customer support staffers following criticism about its ‘shadow workforce’

Several months after lawmakers criticized the company, Google announced plans to significantly grow its full-time workforce.

More US contractors have died in Afghanistan than US troops — but the Pentagon doesn’t keep track

New documents show that the Pentagon was trying to hide how badly the Afghanistan war was going for the past 18 years.

MicrophoneGate: The world’s biggest tech companies were caught sending sensitive audio from customers to human contractors. Here’s where t...

If you own any device that uses Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, or Cortana, your audio is likely being sent to human contractors for further testing.

Apple contractors working on Siri ‘regularly’ hear recordings of sex, drug deals, and private medical information, a new report says

Apple contractors in charge of quality control for Siri, the company's voice assistant, reportedly "regularly" hear private, sensitive information.