• Freelancers rights come of age as gig economy booms

    15 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Gig workers, freelancers, sharing economy workers - call them what you want to, but the millions who drive you around in Lyfts, drop off your Seamless delivery or work on piecemeal projects from home have become a staple of the American workforce - and their numbers are only set to grow.
    A report out today says 56.7 million Americans worked as freelancers in the last year. That is more than 1 out of 3 of the entire labor force.
    For full-time employees, a whole array of protections exists to make sure they get paid, are not discriminated against and retain some income if they lose their...
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