Antitrust Law and the Future of the Gig Labor Market



Gig economy workers at companies like Uber and Lyft often don’t have access to labor protections like minimum wage, overtime pay, workers’ compensation, and unemployment insurance. But gig workers risk liability under antitrust laws if they attempt to organize. Author Eugene Kim and former union leader Javier Morillo join us on this episode to talk about how to overcome this barrier to organizing – and why we should.

To learn more about this topic, take a look at Eugene Kim’s Note, Labor’s Antitrust Problem: A Case for Worker Welfare, recently published in the Yale Law Journal.