Improve, Don’t Destroy, The Gig Economy

Forbes – February 27, 2017

The media often portrays a contract worker–someone who takes a short-term assignment with a firm to do a specific task, without becoming an actual employee–as being in an inherently exploitive arrangement. It’s a sentiment that the Obama Administration seemed to share; during its waning days its Department of Labor made it more difficult for such people to avoid being classified as employees.

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