Now hiring, for a one-day job: the gig economy hits retail

Source: Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

Labor experts say companies that hire for one-day jobs, like Snag Work, could set a dangerous precedent. Employers are already wary of hiring full-time employees because of overtime and health-care costs, they say, and having a pool of potential gig workers at the ready could make matters worse for those seeking the stability, benefits and protections that come with full-time work.

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