Or Influenza or any other health crisis
Does the Grubhub attendance policy have the potential to help spread infectious diseases such as Covid-19 (Cornonavirus)?
With the growth of the gig economy, there is already a concern related to whether people who rely heavily on independent contractor income can afford to take time off. Luke McGee of CNN writes about the choice of gig workers between self isolating and getting paid.
When gig work involves people who are in contact with several people, and those workers may be more inclined to keep working even if they’re feeling under the weather, can that contribute to the spread of influenza or Coronavirus or other infectious diseases? Because of that issue, Uber recently announced they would implement mechanisms to compensate drivers who came down with the virus or who were quarantined by public health officials.[Read more…] about Could Grubhub’s Attendance Policy Add to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Issue?