Bring your own equipment and wait for work: Working for Uber is a lot like being a dock worker a century ago | The Star

The gig economy has quickly become an important part of Canada’s labour market, now encompassing as much as three to five per cent of the workforce.In Toronto alone there are close to 100,000 ride-hail drivers working for Uber, Lyft and other firms – and tens of thousands more doing other gig jobs. And the practice is spreading quickly into many new occupations, like computing, accounting and even social services.

Source: Bring your own equipment and wait for work: Working for Uber is a lot like being a dock worker a century ago | The Star

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