The Gig Economy is Undercutting Workers

    

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Today’s app-based economy is great for consumers who want fast, convenient services and goods. Quick response requires flexibility from workers. But the on-demand work world of today can undercut employees as companies drive labor and other work costs to rock-bottom levels and offload unrealistic burdens onto their employees.  With a union, workers wouldn’t be forced to give up health care coverage or control over their schedules. They’d have a voice in minimizing the risks of “flexible employment opportunities” in today’s digital economy.

Learn more about the impact the gig economy is having on workers at The Hill >>>


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