CNN: "Your Questions about the So-Called Gig Economy Answered"
- Gig economy workers are not homogenous. They can be rideshare drivers, independent consultants, and other independent contractors.
- Being a gig economy worker offers flexible schedule and control, and is generally held by advantaged groups.
- Gig workers typically do not have the samee rights that actual employees enjoy (minimum wage, overtime pay, sick leave, and other benefits)
- An easy side hustle. You can work when you want without being locked into a set schedule.
CNN • cnn.com