gig economy

The move is a blow to firms hoping to avoid lawsuits from workers over job misclassification.
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The state law, which seeks to categorize many independent contractors as employees with additional benefits, could upend the companies’ businesses.
The legislation could force tech companies to consider workers who are now independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
The New Republic seeks an editor to "rais[e] hell" about inequality — in a 29.5 hour "part-time," non-union, no-benefits position.
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In a country with one of the lowest rates of female participation in the labor market, the digital economy is enabling some women to become breadwinners
All this discussion of our current "gig" economy has probably got Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, and every other pre-sixties jazz musician rolling in their graves. I can hear them bellyaching: 'A gig economy? There ain't enough nightclubs to support that many gigs!'