Economic insecurity of gig workers and W-2 service-sector workers
|In the last month…||Gig workers||W-2 service-sector workers|
|Went hungry because could not afford enough to eat||19%||14%|
|Did not have enough money to pay full amount of gas, oil, or electric bill||31%||17%|
|Household member did not see a doctor or go to the hospital because of the cost||18%||13%|
|Used Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)||30%||15%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Source: Authors’ analysis of Shift Project survey data on gig workers and W-2 service-sector workers collected in May 2020.