: The number of gig workers murdered on the job hits highest level since 2017, report says

by | May 1, 2023 | Stock Market

At least 31 app-based gig workers in the United States were murdered on the job last year, the highest annual total since a workers’ group started tracking the number in 2017, according to a new report published Monday on International Workers’ Day. Of that number, 77% were people of color and 26% were immigrants, said Gig Workers Rising and the nonprofits Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE) and PowerSwitch Action, the organizations that wrote and published the report. Exact gig-worker numbers and demographics around…

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