Facebook and other tech companies sent workers home to protect them from the coronavirus. That's creating new challenges about how to handle harmful content on their platforms.
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Instacart said it would distribute supplies, including hand sanitizer, to more workers and that it would change some tipping settings. But it didn't address paid sick leave for its contractors.
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The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits they wouldn't normally qualify for.
Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a virtual campaign event on March 13. Since the coronavirus outbreak has grounded campaigning, his staff has spun up a strategy for reaching voters on the internet and TV more aggressively.
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Women take a selfie as they wear face masks in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sunday. Israel has imposed a number of tough restrictions to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Now the government is carrying out cellphone surveillance of people who may have come into contact with the virus.