PBS NewsHour

The “gig” economy is uprooting the American workforce

Clip: 08/19/2018 | 4m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

A growing number of Americans are relying on side jobs or freelance “gigs” for income. And while tech companies such as Uber and AirBnB make this type of independence more accessible, journalist Sarah Kessler writes in her book, “Gigged: The end of the job and the Future of Work,” about some of the downsides for people far removed from Silicon Valley. Kessler joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 08/19/18

Rating: NR

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