10-Minute Delivery, Really?

Do you really want your food and groceries delivered within minutes? Braving harsh working conditions with minimal pay, this is the story of those who make it possible. Bangalore/Thane: Suraj has been delivering for Swiggy and Dunzo for three years in Bangalore. He worked as a supervisor in Gujarat earlier and some circumstances lead him […]

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Pandemic boosts gig economy, regulations struggle to keep up

The pandemic has shaken up the country’s labor force and upended traditional employment, shifting the focus to gig economy jobs — or on-demand, part-time work given to contract workers. It has forced workers from mainstream jobs to pursue gig work for additional – or even primary – income during the pandemic. The reluctant adoption of these technologies and platforms has begun to blur the lines between freelancing and traditional employment.

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