SCOTT ABSHER — BenefitsPro, August 27, 2019 |
The gig economy is booming as more Americans opt for job flexibility versus the traditional nine-to-five. However, this rapid growth is not without resistance. Protesters and government officials are urging gig economy giants, like Uber and Doordash, to embrace employer status. Why is this such an important initiative? Because gig workers are struggling to make ends meet, while corporations are capitalizing off of the workforce’s back.