Reply to post: Re: 40 years of "employee" status

The gig (economy) is up: New California law upgrades Lyft, Uber, other app serfs to staff

Nick Kew Silver badge

Re: 40 years of "employee" status

Well I'm ahead of you. Not far short of 40 years, covering periods of "permie" work, contract work, self-employed work and desperately-seeking work. But never a job with long-term security.

The "gig economy" isn't new. Its real heyday was when the poor would go and queue each morning to get hired for the day. It shrank for a while, but never went away. Now it's grown a little more, back to something intermediate.

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