Free Enterprise

Why Gig Work isn’t Ready for Full Time: 60 Second Stories

There is a tendency to think of app-based gig work as an easy alternative to traditional employment. But as many anonymous gig workers have posted on Reddit, stories of misplaced liability, danger, and unsustainability abound. Not to mention the lack of employment-style benefits, which greatly affects quality of life for those making this their full time gig.

In this 60-Second Story, Tessa Bagley highlights a few of those anonymous stories and points to our portable benefit solution as a way to solve these issues without jeopardizing work in the gig economy.