Fairwork’s Scorecard for the UK 2019 General Election is out: See how each party would support gig workers
This election, know where the parties stand on the struggles facing an estimated 2.8 million gig workers in the UK.
Gig work, from ridesharing, delivery driving, cleaning and caring, to online freelancing, seems to be the future of work. It offers workers better flexibility and more independence.
But that flexibility has come at a price. Managers push risk onto gig workers, who are not given the rights and protections of regular employees – like pensions, sick leave, and holiday pay.
Many gig workers are classified as self-employed. But they still depend […]