The ugly truth behind being a gig-economy worker in India

Mar 26, 2019 - Quartz

The last decade has seen India’s technology startup industry have its moment in the sun, with ample funding from global investors and sky-rocketing valuations. However, there’s one group that’s getting the short end of the stick: The hundreds of thousands of gig economy workers who are contracted by these young companies—drivers, delivery personnel, and others.

Some of the best-known Indian startups also have some of the worst working conditions for these workers, according to a re...