Lyft says it’s a more equitable way to give out bonuses for rides, but some drivers say it’s eating into their profits.
Advocates say it will provide vital benefits to misclassified workers. But drivers, nail technicians and other gig workers don't want to endanger their ability to set their own hours.
Estimates of the size of the workforce depend on how freelance or "independent contractor" work is defined.
A bill that could force companies to reclassify workers as employees looks poised to win approval this week.
Marketplace listeners share their thoughts on how a recession would affect them.
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The rise of rideshare company Uber was meteoric. And so was its fall.
A California "microenterprise" permit allows people to sell the food they prepare at home directly to consumers.
A law under consideration in California would require the companies to classify their drivers as employees.
The hardware retailer announced thousands of layoffs this week, but the jobs aren't going away
Young adults prefer one long career over the gig economy, the GenForward survey finds.