A California court ruling makes it harder for companies to classify employees as independent contractors. Gig economy companies are pushing back.
The gig economy is being driven by those who seek to cut costs; this begins and ends with their ability to wiggle out of being considered “employers” in any sense.
Its supervisors praise the initiative, citing increased productivity and a happier staff. The firm’s board may make the change permanent.
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