Welcome back to Human Capital, where we explore some of the latest news in labor, diversity and inclusion in tech. Human Capital will soon be available as a weekly newsletter. This probably isn’t news to developers, but it was news to me when I found out many tech companies still use slave-master language.
By Jarrett Banks Online used-car retailers like Vroom, Inc., Shift and Carvana Co. have thrived as the Covid-19 pandemic has sped up the adoption of e-commerce and the rejection of public transportation. Now Carlotz Inc., a privately held company that has seen exponential growth from its consignment model, may soon offer public investors a sui […]
The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday announced a proposed rule that would change the federal government’s test used to determine whether workers are employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act.