Posts Tagged ‘postmates’

Are D.C.’s Sharing-Economy Workers Getting the Short End of the Stick?

Pro-labor groups argue that workers for services like Uber, Postmates, and Instacart are being mislabeled as independent contractors.

Another On-Demand Delivery App Launches in D.C.

Favor began servicing the District this week.

What Happens When You Order a Ben’s Chili Bowl Half-Smoke on Your Smartphone

On a lazy D.C. snow day, the laziest of apps launched: PostMates, which promises to deliver anything to you with Uber-like efficiency in under an hour.
The San Francisco-based company matches users based on their location to one of its 200 couriers in D.C. and, for a fee, will deliver items ranging from toilet paper to [...]