Workforce and Employment

Gig economy workers hit by high fuel prices and layoffs

The gig workers are bearing the brunt of inflation with no safety nets. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Menna A. Farouk

Rina Chandran

Correspondent, Reuters


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The pandemic further boosted demand for gig workers. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Menna A. Farouk

While in wealthier countries, gig workers are fighting over issues like data rights, in poorer countries they are still fighting for a fair wage Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Menna A. Farouk


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