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Why the Gig Economy Matters — Even If It’s Small

For better or worse, on-demand companies like Uber and Lyft are a catalyst for changing labor laws that were built for a different era

Uber and Lyft drivers protest outside the Uber offices in Saugus, MA.

WWhen I started reporting on gig workers in 2014, I was surprised to find some of the people who represented labor organizations would respond to my inquiries…



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Sarah Kessler

Author and journalist, writing and editing at Medium’s OneZero.