Discovery / podcast: Season 2
The Duty of Loyalty
Guest: Orly Lobel, Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit gig economy workforces particularly hard, amplifying the vulnerabilities workers face when they lack the same financial and medical protections as other jobs.
Now, these challenges are being taken up in court as contractors, freelancers, app-based workers and more struggle to get by in the midst of the crisis.
On this episode, Orly Lobel — a labor law expert and University of San Diego School of Law professor of law — takes a deep dive into the gig economy in the time of COVID-19 and explores potential lasting solutions to the most pressing issues.