Fossil fuels are complex. And they are incredibly important because we rely on them for countless products and uses across many industries. Considering recent news coverage, many people may not fully realize that Fossil fuels are good at what they do, which is to produce energy. Fossil fuels are ready made, which also makes them very convenient.
Remember seeing this in late 2019 early this year and thinking, “Wow, 2020 is going to be a GREAT year for the holidays!’? Well, that came to a SCREECHING halt!
Covid-19 has done a lot of damage to many businesses around the world. The opposite holds true in the world of scamming. Scammers thrive during times when the economy is suffering. In fact, reports of scamming are up globally. According to Bloomberg, in Hong Kong they rose by 111% in the first half of the year. In Singapore, one of the safest cities in the world, the police say there has been a 140% jump in scams which has caused an increase in the overall crime rate.
On Thursday, a California appears court upheld a state order that ride sharing companies, Uber and Lyft are required to treat their drivers in California as employees instead of independent contractors. The ruling from the court comes less than two weeks before voters in the state of California will be asked to vote on Proposition 22 on November 3rd. Proposition 22 classifies app-based drivers as independent contractors instead of employees and provides independent contractor drivers other compensation, unless certain criteria are met.