Sunday, June 16, 2019

What If We Extend Employee Benefits To All Workers?

BLOG: It’s no secret that companies are reducing the number of employees in their workforce and relying more on workers in the Gig Economy, including independent contractors, consultants, and freelancers. Employees make up only half of the workforce at some tech companies and are already the minority at Google.

This change in workforce composition is significant because our labor laws and regulations support only one type of worker: employees who hold a traditional job with a single employer. All other workers are penalized by being taxed additionally, and stripped of the benefits, subsidies and protections still offered only to employees. Read More