Media Coverage Misses Gig Worker Concerns

Forbes – January 4, 2017

Whether you call it gig working, the 1099 economy, or another label, the phenomenon of people driving passengers, doing odd jobs, delivering food from restaurants, walking dogs, or providing many other services has been hot in the media. Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and others became fascinations and the CEOs often treated by the tech and business press as rock stars. But the largely positive wave of attention may have missed much of the downside participants have experienced.

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