Worker Protections

Legislation Affecting Gig Economy Workers


Key Points The gig economy is based on flexible or temporary jobs that allow for freelancing;Gig economy workers are not guaranteed the same benefits as employees, such as a minimum wage standard and access to unemployment benefits;States, including California, have already enacted laws addressing misclassification by requiring companies to follow an ABC test to determine [...]

Legislation Affecting Gig Economy Workers2023-09-11T01:31:25-04:00

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook


Digital Image by Alana Burman As businesses continue to open across the country, many issues are coming to the forefront of political debate.  Included in these debates are liability protections and workers protections related to COVID-19.  Should businesses and healthcare providers be provided with liability protection from lawsuits related to COVID-19?  What steps should businesses [...]

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook2023-09-11T01:31:32-04:00
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