KAMLOOPS — Let’s stop pretending that Uber is just along for the ride in the gig economy and that Facebook is just a technology company.
At first glance, the gig economy seems great: a way for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit to improve themselves. The reality is that it’s a race to the bottom. For many workers, it’s all they have. They string together a number of insecure, low paying, temporary jobs to try to keep the wolf from the door.