Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam
Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s gig economy in media spotlight as freelancers, casual workers struggle amid protests, coronavirus

  • The inaugural Hong Kong tech trends report from communications firm ClearStory showed a surge of media interest in covering the gig economy
  • Its findings have come amid a worsening recession that has left many jobless, working hours cut and income slashed

Topic |   Technology
Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam
Workers in Hong Kong’s gig economy – including temporary employees for online delivery platforms – are struggling, as the coronavirus pandemic pummels the city’s economy deeper into recession following months of social unrest. Photo: Nora Tam
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