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In 2020, Willy Solis became a voice for thousands of gig workers at Target-owned Shipt, leading calls for better treatment and pay during the pandemic and beyond. Courtesy of Willy Solis hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

How The Pandemic Turned An Introvert Into A Voice For Gig Workers

As the pandemic forced society to acknowledge just how essential low-wage gig workers are, Willy Solis, who delivers groceries for the app Shipt, seized the moment to advocate for better conditions.

In 2020, Willy Solis became a voice for thousands of gig workers at Target-owned Shipt, leading calls for better treatment and pay during the pandemic and beyond. Courtesy of Willy Solis hide caption

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How The Pandemic Turned An Introvert Into A Voice For Gig Workers

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Nashville, Tenn., police officers Brenna Hosey and James Wells embrace after speaking at a news conference on Sunday. Hosey and Wells are part of a group of officers credited with evacuating people before the explosion that occurred in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Nashville Blast Suspect Died In Explosion, Officials Say

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