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The Future of Work: Uniting Workers in the Gigging Economy

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on August 14, 2015

The Future of Work: Uniting Workers in the Gigging Economy | Jeremy Cavness | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.The "Gig Economy" is made up of contingent and freelance workers.

With more added every year, and specialization increased in all corners of the industry, these workers present a lot of value to employers around the country.

But they don't receive the benefits or financial stability offered by companies to their traditional salaried employees.

The situation is most difficult for low or unskilled contractors, who lack organization and bargaining power.

Given the glacial pace of US labor policy refinement, employers are urged to be sympathetic to the financial situation of their contract employees.

As a growing global workforce, their needs will continue to become the needs of the population at large.

Read full article at Pacific Standard.

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Jeremy Cavness

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Jeremy Cavness

Jeremy is a former CareATC marketing team member.

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