In a piece by reporter Ally Schweitzer airing on May 17 on WAMU radio, Institute vice president Susan Houseman discusses the lack of protections for workers in the gig economy.
Read the transcript or listen to A New Job Service Is Bringing The Gig Economy To D.C. Restaurants. Labor Experts Say That’s Troubling.
For more on this topic see Domestic Outsourcing in the United States: A Research Agenda to Assess Trends and Effects on Job Quality, by Annette Bernhardt, Rosemary Batt, Susan Houseman, and Eileen Appelbaum.