Coronavirus pandemic leaves gig economy workers exposed

Countries are making unprecedented sacrifices in the fight against the coronavirus — but the luxury of getting burgers and sushi delivered is not one of them. As more and more countries impose lockdowns to stop the spread of infections, urban consumers are still ordering food online and resorting to ride-hailing apps to get around.

Metadata

  • transport
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • Belgium, EU28, France, Italy
  • 2020
  • Article
  • COVID-19
  • English
  • Politico (Publisher)
  • Open access
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