South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize.

"There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the debate.

"That's why I propose that we allow gig workers to unionize because a gig is a job and a worker is a worker."

Organizing among some gig-economy workers is already beginning.

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said he would allow gig workers to unionize to "put the interest of workers first."

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