When a worker dies on the job, shouldn’t their families receive some compensation from the company? App-based delivery drivers and other gig workers don’t. Despite unfair working conditions, many gig workers need to be convinced to join together to get the basic benefits granted to employees in traditional jobs. On this episode of My Boss Is a Robot, union organizers in the Philippines talk about how they reach workers who believe that they should not–or cannot–stand up for their rights on the job.
Tips to Help Delivery Drivers Form Unions