Majority of platform workers have no immediate plans to leave their jobs: Poll

This is even though most joined gig economy during pandemic and job market is recovering

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About seven in 10 platform workers here joined the gig economy during the Covid-19 pandemic, a street poll by The Sunday Times has found.

But despite the recovering job market, only one in four of the 78 platform workers surveyed last month - 30 full-timers and 48 part-timers - has plans to leave the job within the year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 05, 2022, with the headline Majority of platform workers have no immediate plans to leave their jobs: Poll. Subscribe