Wall Street Journal (08/12/14) Elizabeth Dwoskin
TaskRabbit founder and chief executive officer Leah Busque is advocating that peer-to-peer companies do more to protect employees. To that end, TaskRabbit has developed a portal that links its network of independent contractors to discounts for health care, cellphones, and tools they use to perform tasks. It has also implemented a wage floor of $11.20 per hour, which Busque says is “the highest minimum wage in the country.”
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