Gig work, or work you do for a company when you are not hired as an employee, has been growing in popularity over the years. Policymakers and judges are trying to figure out how to classify gig work into the labor law framework.
Laws, trials, and referendums have been happening as this classification issue gets sorted out. Some people think they should be paid more and have benefits because they are working under a company’s direct control, but some companies think it would be too expensive to give them benefits and pay them more money. How do both sides really feel, and what will happen next?
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