“What kind of standard of living do we want for our workers?” CEO John H. Chuang
In a major loss, Uber and Lyft were ordered by San Francisco Superior Court to reclassify drivers from independent contractors to employees with benefits. “What's at stake here is society saying are we going to maintain standards such as minimum wage, overtime, unemployment, workers comp,” said Aquent CEO John H. Chuang, “or are we going to change things, as the gig economy companies want, where anything goes?” Chuang said COVID19 has pushed ride-sharing business down by 75%, so perhaps this is a good time for the companies to figure out how to comply with the law. In the meantime, he suggested competitors should pounce.
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Committed to making games more accessible.
Aquent Games talent, Brandon Cole works to make games accessible to the blind and visually impared.Source: Bloomberg
Aquent’s, John Chuang, joins CNBC panel on the future of work.
A discussion around The Education Evolution: Building a Better Business.Source: CNBC
Some companies return to the office. Aquent to remain 100% remote.
COVID-19’s summer surge resulted in fewer workers returning to the office. Still, some companies are leasing more space.Source: The Los Angeles Times