Tampa-St. Pete’s gig economy is growing


    Uber and Lyft drivers, along with food delivery employees, are among the workers driving the growth of the gig economy in Tampa-St. Pete.

    The number of nonemployer businesses – a U.S. Census Bureau designation for businesses without paid employees —  jumped about 10 percent in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties in 2017, compared to the previous year.