The Pandemic Created A New Need For Gig Workers, But Are They Here To Stay?

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Michelle Harris, a shopper and driver for the grocery delivery service Instacart, waits in line to check out at an Aldi in Broadview, Ill., on Jan. 29, 2021. Esther Yoon-Ji Kang / WBEZ
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Michelle Harris, a shopper and driver for the grocery delivery service Instacart, waits in line to check out at an Aldi in Broadview, Ill., on Jan. 29, 2021. Esther Yoon-Ji Kang / WBEZ

The Pandemic Created A New Need For Gig Workers, But Are They Here To Stay?

Because of the risk of going out and exposing yourself to COVID-19, there has been a spike in sales for food and grocery store deliveries. Reset brings on a DoorDash driver and an economics professor to discuss the rise of the gig workforce.

GUEST: Sean Poncin, DoorDash driver from Algonquin

Dmitri Koustas, assistant professor at University of Chicago