Hourly Workers Will Return to Work If Weekly Unemployment Stimulus Ends

Wonolo, the leading platform disrupting the temporary staffing industry, today released a survey showing that 61% of hourly workers will resume working if Congress doesn’t extend the weekly $600 unemployment stimulus bonus. The report, based on a survey of about 650 gig workers in early August, also shows that many hourly workers (32%) applied for unemployment benefits in the last…

Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Gig Workers

Wonolo, the leading platform disrupting the temporary staffing industry, today released a report detailing the cities where gig workers earn the most hourly pay relative to the cost of living. “Now more than ever workers need access to living wage, rather than minimum wage, opportunities,” said Wonolo CEO and cofounder, Yong Kim. “We’re proud to partner…

Wonolo Survey Shows Fear and Childcare Are The Main Obstacles For Gig Workers

Wonolo, the leading platform disrupting the temporary staffing industry, today released a report highlighting how COVID-19 is affecting gig workers. The report reveals gig workers face an array of obstacles that make it difficult for them to fully help the economy reopen. Top findings include: Childcare is the biggest obstacle to work About 23% of…

Wonolo: Gig Workers Seeing 25% Increase In Work At Essential Businesses

Wonolo, a temporary staffing industry platform, has launched an economic indicator to help businesses and workers identify bright spots in the U.S. economy. The Essential Business Growth Indicator shows that since just before the U.S declared COVID-19 a public health emergency on January 311 to April 1: Gig workers continue to be a lifeline for essential businesses – the amount…