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Undercounting people who rely on “alternative work arrangements” risks marginalizing a key part of the American economy.
2018/06/08 10:25
The report gives an overview of people employed in what the BLS calls “alternative work arrangements,” which includes contingent, freelance, and contract work.
2018/06/08 10:25
There were 10.6 million independent contractors, 2.6 million on-call workers, 1.4 million workers employed through temporary-help agencies, and 933,000 workers provided by contract firms.
2018/06/08 10:26
Why it matters:
2018/06/08 10:26
it might have caught the eye of Congress and motivated lawmakers to pass legislation to protect and support people in the gig economy
2018/06/08 10:26