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Who Speaks for the Workers?

Union membership is in decline and there is pressure on wages. So who will ensure that workers in the gig economy get a fair deal? Sonia Sodha presents.

Union membership is in decline whilst structural changes in the economy - including the rise of the so-called gig economy - are putting downward pressure on wages, and creating fertile conditions for exploitation by unscrupulous employers. So who is going to ensure that workers get a fair deal? Sonia Sodha, chief leader writer for the Observer, investigates.
Producer: David Edmonds.

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