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The Weekly Independent: November 9, 2015

November 9, 2015

This week, learn when it’s time for an assistant, the potential use of Individual Security Accounts for the gig economy, when Uber drivers will get their day in court and more. But before we get right down to business, don’t forget to register for our webinar next week, where Terri Gallagher, owner and CEO of Gallagher…

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The Weekly Independent: November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015

We know you’re short on time, so here you go: Misclassification continues to be a serious and costly hassle for employers. Amazon Prime Now is the latest to be hit with a suit, as drivers sue in a class-action case that alleges that they should be employees, not contractors. A third of workers in the…

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The Weekly Independent: October 25, 2015

October 26, 2015

We know you’re short on time, so we’ve kept this brief: Our next webinar – discussing how independents and companies alike can win the “talent war” takes place on November 12th. Registration is now available; sign up today. Gig workers fighting to be classified as full-time employees—not contractors— may be making big headlines, but the…

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The Weekly Independent: October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015

We know you’re short on time, so we’ve kept this brief: Just how does your Uber driver get health insurance? This fascinating piece from NPR examines how contractors in the gig economy are using new and innovative ways to get access to healthcare. Speaking of Uber drivers – Seattle has proposed a rather audacious bill…

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The Weekly Independent: October 12, 2015

October 12, 2015

Even the government is getting involved. Gene Zaino, MBO Partners CEO, weighs in via a Huffington Post op-ed on what we can do to help independents, and more, in this week’s link roundup, below: If you haven’t already caught it, don’t miss this video where Trevor Noah and ‘The Daily Show’ take on Uber and…

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The Weekly Independent: October 5, 2015

October 5, 2015

The report is full of useful information about the independent industry, but don’t take our word for it – Time, US News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, SpendMatters and more are all talking about it. The “Future of Work” is here, but what does that really mean? Jacob Morgan, author of the book by the…

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The Weekly Independent: September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015

With so much going on, we still know the importance of keeping up to date with the industry. That’s why we make it a priority to bring you the very best industry news each week our #IndependentLife roundup. Should you have any questions, we’re always here for you. Having “too many clients” is a real…

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The Weekly Independent: September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015

Take a quick turn through our #IndependentLife roundup below to get caught up on industry news, and then get back to business. Should you have any questions, we’re always here for you. With just 101 days left until 2016, it’s not too early to start thinking about resolutions. These six tips will get you in…

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The Weekly Independent: September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015

That’s why each week we highlight the best of the best in our condensed #IndependentLife roundup, a brief skim of the industry’s top news. Deloitte University Press released a new study on the on-demand workforce as part of their “Global Human Capital Trends 2015” series. It encourages companies to think broadly about how to engage…

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The Weekly Independent: September 8, 2015

September 8, 2015

Get back to the week armed with fresh insight, thanks to our new(ish) weekly #IndependentLife roundup. If you haven’t already, take some time to visit the all-new MBOPartners.com. We’re updated our site to make it faster and easier to navigate, so that you can get what you need and get back to business. One of…

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