Employees in the Workplace

The Gig Economy: A Threat to Basic Employment Rights

, New York Law Journal


In her Employees in the Workplace column, Wendi S. Lazar writes: The facts reveal a striking difference between the way Madison Avenue portrays gig workers—as young, hip entrepreneurs who use the applications to make extra money—and reality. A recent study of contingent workers in the United States reveals a person who has a distinct lack of bargaining power.

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