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Let gig economy workers pursue options

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In response to your February 22 story, “ In an evolving economy, lawmakers take roles once played by unions: ”

Like many Connecticut workers, I struggle to make ends meet for my family, even when working full time. This last year has been a particularly hard time. I started looking for a part-time job to supplement my income, but I was worried that even something part-time would take away precious and needed time with my family.

Luckily this fall I found DoorDash.

One reason I chose to be a Dasher was because of the flexibility and independence it offered me. Instead of being tied to a rigid work schedule, I can choose what days and hours I work, and, if life gets hectic, I’m able to take as much time off as I choose, picking back up again as my schedule allows.

It’s a relief to be my own boss. I can spend the time I want with my family and still be able to support them.

Flexibility and independence are key for me. I know from your February 22 story, “ In an evolving economy, lawmakers take roles once played by unions ” the Connecticut state legislature is considering some new […]

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