A Third Classification of Worker? Don’t Count On It

A Third Classification of Worker? Don’t Count On It

By Connie Loizos Of late, there’s been a steady drumbeat of accusations that on-demand startups are unfairly wringing profits out of independent contractors. The concern: No one is withholding their taxable wages for them, they aren’t being given health care, and they have almost none of the same protections as full-time employees. In fact, one of the only protections independent contractors… Read More

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