What Does Alternative Work Mean?
It means an increasingly precarious work existence, with lower pay, fewer benefits, and less security
The contemporary view is that the rise of the gig economy has led to a spurt in alternative work arrangements: where platforms like Uber, Task Rabbit, and Mechanical Turk provide opportunities for individuals to tap into opportunities for contingent work. However, a great deal of research shows that this transition goes back a lot farther.
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