Hillary Clinton Says On-Demand Economy Raises Hard Questions About Workplace Protections
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Hillary Clinton Says On-Demand Economy Raises Hard Questions About Workplace Protections


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This on-demand, or so-called ‘gig economy’, is creating exciting opportunities and unleashing innovation. But it’s also raising hard questions about workplace protections and what a good job will look like in the future” Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in a speech today outlining her economic policy. You can rewatch the talk on C-Span here.

Clinton was referring to companies like Uber that are built on armies of independent contractors. She prefaced the statement noting that the country is thinking too much about short-term financial returns. She said “Meanwhile, many Americans are making extra money renting out a spare room, designing websites, selling products they design themselves at home, or even driving their own car.”

candidate Hillary Clinton said in a speech today outlining her economic policy. You can rewatch the talk on C-Span here.

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