Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang
Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang

Coronavirus: China seeks solution to unemployment crisis with flexible jobs

  • Many struggling workers in China are taking part-time jobs such as street vending and construction to make ends meet
  • When winter comes, many outdoor jobs in the nation’s colder regions will disappear, putting low- and medium-income groups at risk

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang
Desperate to make a living, millions of people have taken up jobs with irregular hours and pay – creating a massive force of ‘flexible workers’ across the country. Illustration: Brian Wang
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