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In the News: The Downsides of an Expanding Gig Economy

by | Sep 5, 2018 | Gig Economy

According to The Atlantic magazine, “[i]n 2016, the World Bank estimated that the global market for online freelancing was $4.4 billion.” And “while freelance websites may have raised wages and broadened the number of potential employers for some people, they’ve forced every new worker who signs up into entering a global marketplace with endless competition, low wages, and little stability.” Read the full article, entitled “The Online Gig Economy’s ‘Race to the Bottom,'” here. The information in this blog post is for general informational and advertising purposes only and is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. Instead, you should speak with a California employment attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. #IndependentContractors