YC’s BlueCrew Provides Workers For The On-Demand World (But Hires Them As Employees With Benefits)

YC’s BlueCrew Provides Workers For The On-Demand World (But Hires Them As Employees With Benefits)

By Kim-Mai Cutler The Damocles sword hanging above the emerging on-demand economy is how to classify workers, and whether the dichotomy between permanent W2 workers and 1099 contractors is even appropriate to the kinds of work that exist today.
For example, Uber has stuck to the contractor model, since drivers provide their own cars, set their own hours and the company doesn’t need to do substantial… Read More

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