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The Essential Gig Workers

We rely on them to deliver us groceries, get around town, and more, and they're playing a more important role as many of us shelter-in-place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Couriers, drivers and shoppers for services like Postmates, Uber, Amazon, and Instacart are deemed essential workers but find themselves doing their job without adequate coronavirus protection and without stable income. Why they're protesting on May 1 and how some states are trying to help those now out of work.

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