Updated Dec 12, 2020 - Economy

5. The gig worker pandemic safety net

Illustration of a briefcase in the middle of a net

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Gig workers rode out the deepest economic downturn on record with an imperfect but unprecedented safety net.

Why it matters: It could set the stage for how they could get access to the benefits afforded to other workers in normal times.

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