Gig worker

Gig workers finally got unemployment benefits, but lawmakers are looking for a permanent policy.
Benefits for 12 million end the day after Christmas if lawmakers can't agree on coronavirus relief.
How organized labor is teaming up with app-based workers in California to take on corporate giants.
And new guidance from the Labor Department could exclude some gig workers from benefits.
Millions of independent contractors and "gig" workers are especially vulnerable during the coronavirus slump.