Driven to despair — the hidden costs of the gig economy – FT.com

Occupational health experts have yet to investigate properly the potential risks of “gig economy” work. But a paper published by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in April called on the profession to start worrying about it. The article pointed out that “both offline work in transportation and services and online work are characterised by a number of health and safety hazards”.

Source: Driven to despair — the hidden costs of the gig economy

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