gig economy

A Democratic California state lawmaker found herself caught in a debate between exotic dancers and a porn worker over a new law aimed at the gig economy. The San Diego dancers were protesting Assembly Bill 5, which has gotten national attention for targeting the “gig economy,” including apps like Uber and Lyft. The bill has
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Silicon Valley giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are willing to spend $90 million to lobby against a California bill that would recognize drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Some companies recognize employees as gig workers to avoid paying payroll taxes, above-minimum wages, overtime and complying with other wage and benefit requirements. Several 2020 Democratic
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The top 10 best jobs in today’s “gig economy” were released today in a CareerCast report that serves as a guide for independent workers seeking employment. Among the best jobs for gig workers are: Accountant, Application Software Developer, Carpenter, Management Analyst, Marketing Manager, Multimedia Artist, Occupational Therapist, Plumber, Public Relations Specialist and Web Developer. “The ability
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