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Despite What Gig Apps Say, There Is No Such Thing as Unskilled Work in Restaurants

1 month ago   |   By Eater London

How “Uberisation” - the growth of gig economy apps dedicated to temporary restaurant shifts - could have ramifications for hospitality work in a country that already undervalues it “ I would never have committed myself to fixed hours in an industry that is so stressful and tiring,” a London student, who prefers to remain anonymous to preserve her reputation with her work provider, told Eater in July 2021. In spring, however, as restaurants reopened their dining rooms following months of coronavirus lockdown, her friends told her about an app that could set her up with one-off shifts. She...
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