Gig Economy

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

A proposed rule may expand platform workers’ compensation options but not their access to other benefits.

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Academics argue that city authorities could cooperate with tech companies to align their values.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.