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NYC Regulates Ride-Sharing Businesses With Minimum Wage Base And License Limits

USA - August 9 2018 We’ve been asking for increased regulation of the gig economy, and we got it - just not the kind of regulation businesses were hoping for. While gig…

The Expert Economy: MBAs and PhDs on Demand

USA - July 30 2018 It is no secret that employers struggle to identify, hire, and retain top talent. Given technological advances and increased globalization, the need…

Temporary Staffing Does the Gig Thing

USA - July 26 2018 When you think of the gig economy, many of us think of Uber, Task Rabbit, or some other gig shrouded in an entrepreneurial-type aspiration. You think…

Federal Legislation Introduced to Study Tax Concerns for Gig Economy Workers

USA - June 27 2018 The gig economy is booming and politicians continue to take notice. To that point, Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia) just introduced legislation…

Another Gig Economy Misclassification Win Delivered In New York, This Time For Postmates

USA - June 26 2018 Sure, there have been some high-profile legal setbacks for gig economy businesses in the area of misclassification lately; the Dynamex case was a…

U.K. Court Rules in Favor of Worker Status in Gig Economy Case

United Kingdom - June 25 2018 When are gig workers not independent contractors? A case decided earlier this month by Britain’s highest court may help to answer that question. The…

Dynamex Ripples Continue to be Felt: 2 Very Recent Developments

USA - June 22 2018 It’s impossible to ignore the reverberations that continue to shake the business landscape after the landmark April 30 Dynamex ruling introduced the…

New Association Health Plan Rule Will Help Gig Economy Workers

USA - June 21 2018 It’s a small step, but at least it’s progress. Federal regulators made it easier this week for gig workers to obtain health insurance on a more…

Do Unions Have A Place In The Gig Economy?

USA - June 20 2018 When considering the place of unions in the gig economy, many jump to the conclusion that the National Labor Relations Act does not apply because gig…

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Should Businesses Offer Benefits to Gig Workers?

USA - June 19 2018 Worker misclassification is one of the biggest issues facing businesses in the gig space and elsewhere. As the demand for gig workers increases…