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Hired

Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain

James Bloodworth

Cracking open the gig economy, journalist James Bloodworth spends six months undercover working the most grueling low-wage jobs. He lives on the meager proceeds and discovers the anxieties and hopes of those he encounters, including working-class men and women, young students striving to make ends meet, and Eastern European immigrants. From a harro...
Publish Date
2019
May 1
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4.06
ISBN
9781786490162
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 03, 2021
If governments worldwide continue to let Big Tech companies acquire monopolistic dominance then unions are workers’ only defence. And, as @J_Bloodworth has documented in his must-read book ‘Hired’, Amazon can be a horrible employer.      source