an economic sector consisting of part-time, temporary, and freelance jobs: rapid growth of the online gig economy.
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How to use gig economy in a sentence
The so-called gig economy was in its infancy, with Uber launching and TaskRabbit starting to go national.All a Gig-Economy Pioneer Had to Do Was “Politely Disagree” It Was Violating Federal Law and the Labor Department Walked Away | by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin | January 22, 2021 | ProPublica
Unlike many other gig economy companies that offer relatively low pay, Field Day is paying $25 an hour.As local media lose budgets, Field Day offers ‘last mile activation’ for brands | Greg Sterling | December 11, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Unlike gig economy models, it employs riders directly and is emphasising its ability to get fresh groceries, along with other household items, to shoppers at very short notice and at “retail prices”.Gorillas, the on-demand grocery delivery startup taking Berlin by storm, has raised $44M Series A | Steve O'Hear | December 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
The gig economy companies realize there needs to be more of a middle ground, so they’ll be stepping up.Uber, Lyft, and gig companies win big after Prop 22 passes in California | Danielle Abril | November 4, 2020 | Fortune
Education technology services have created a teacher gig economy over the past few years.Teachers are leaving schools. Will they come to startups next? | Natasha Mascarenhas | October 30, 2020 | TechCrunch