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b&b103 The Uber & Lyft Paradox

Uber and Lyft just left Austin because they don’t want their drivers to be subjected to fingerprinting. Some call it a safety issue, while others see it as another way to deny the formerly incarcerated legal work. Regardless of who’s side you’re on, jobs in the area have evaporated instantly because big companies have decided to flex their political muscle. Mina Joo (fka Knewdles) joins us on our investment appetizer, and we explore how much (or little) a large company owes its (contracted) workforce.

B/W Rippy Austin, Julien Juellz, & La Melodia