Why the Gig Economy Won’t Work
And what can fix it
California’s AB5 law is unpopular with a lot of people. Of course, the businesses that are targeted don’t like it. But there are also many people stuck in the gig economy that fear losing their livelihoods. If you’re an Uber driver, and you’re just scraping by, it still beats being unemployed. Even if it means working yourself to the bone with extra hours and no vacations.