Gig Work Research
CWED’s research is informing and shaping public debates about labor policies affecting workers in the so-called gig economy
Early in the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of app-based rideshare drivers lost work even as reliance on gig workers to home-deliver necessities to consumers has grown dramatically. CWED researchers continue to evaluate the impact of misclassifying workers as independent contractors in the evolving gig economy. Influential recent reports from CWED and the Labor Center find that misclassification allows app companies to pay workers less than the minimum wage.
Gig Economy Publications
October 5, 2020 • By Michael Reich