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The market is stacked against the low-skilled worker - How hourly workers, many of whom earn irregularly, can act entrepreneurially, with help from cities.

September 13, 2018View for printing

Government estimates suggest that more than 30 percent of the workforce now earn irregularly, and some predict that number will reach 50 percent by the 2020s. These workers are not in control of their own schedules, the number of hours of work they'll get in a week, and typically receive no benefits. But, cities may be in the best position to help hourly workers act more like entrepreneurs.

By Keith Mays

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