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Gig Worker

The gig economy is defined by some as “people using apps or platforms to sell their labour,” and includes independent workers, freelancers and those who take up limited-period contracts rather than permanent jobs.

So, instead of a regular wage, workers get paid for “gigs”.

Just How Big Is The Gig Economy?

In the USA, about 16.5 million people are working in “contingent” or “alternative work arrangements,” and 2.8 million people in the UK are working in the gig economy.

In the US, the gig workforce, comprising independent contractors, temporary and contract staffers and on-call workers,