In the News: The Downsides of an Expanding Gig Economy
According to The Atlantic magazine, "[i]n 2016, the World Bank estimated that the global market for online freelancing was $4.4 billion." And "while freelance websites may have raised wages and broadened the number of potential employers for some people, they’ve forced every new worker who signs up into entering a global marketplace with endless competition, low wages, and little stability." Read the full article, entitled "The Online Gig Economy's 'Race to the Bottom,'" here.
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