Airbnb tells users they must agree to waive the right to sue, or to join in any class-action lawsuit or class-action arbitration, as a condition of using the service.
A month ago car problems briefly changed my daily commute to a combination of rides from my editorial-page colleagues, the car dealer’s shuttle and buses of the Orange County Transportation Authorit
The unemployment rate for workers age 20 to 24, a subset of the 18-to-34-year-old millennials, was 8.4 percent in March, compared with 5 percent overall, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
He says way work is structured today isn’t working for most Americans.
Key passage: “The consumer is unwilling to pay for the true nature of on-demand.”
Mitch’s Take: This is not the consumer’s problem, but the on-demand company’s failure to segment its services. Having embraced the idea that service is a commodity, they are stuck with low price expectations.
Paying a dividend is just the latest example of Kickstarter’s heterodoxy. Last year, the company became a public benefit corporation.