The United States government has no idea how big the gig economy is–with numbers ranging from 4% to 40% of the available workforce.
We don’t know how to categorize people who have a primary job but drive Uber as a secondary income. Or the student who does FancyHands tasks during school breaks and weekends.
What will happen when the majority of work is governed by platforms? What work do you believe would NOT be better off in a platform, where there are standards, ratings, lower prices, higher availability, and other benefits of coordinated supply and demand?
If you’re an entrepreneur, be ready to increasingly hire taskers as opposed to employees, though you’ll have to have strong processes to know which type to hire where.