How the Gig Economy Can Help Cities Thrive

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Theatre: Convention Center

21-11-2019 15:30 21-11-2019 16:45 America/Chicago How the Gig Economy Can Help Cities Thrive

The gig economy in America is growing exponentially as more than a third of the workforce hold a contractor or part-time gig. From Uber to TaskRabbit, innovative mobile applications offer ways to find work and provide users with more control of their time and income. When the local economy takes a turn, a strong gig… Read more »

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Synopsis

The gig economy in America is growing exponentially as more than a third of the workforce hold a contractor or part-time gig. From Uber to TaskRabbit, innovative mobile applications offer ways to find work and provide users with more control of their time and income. When the local economy takes a turn, a strong gig economy offers a great economic opportunity for municipalities. Local leaders will gain insights on programs operating in communities throughout the country, learn policies and strategies that can help support this economic lever and explore the meaningful pathway the gig economy can be for its residents.

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