The Weekly Independent: July 3, 2017
Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web.
- How withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s informal guidance documents on joint employment and independent contractors will impact employers.
- Three reasons to use a written contract when engaging independent contractors.
- For the Trump executive branch reorganization to be successful, cross-governmental restrictions on how agency guidance documents are produced, publicized, and stored needs to be expanded, Forbes says.
- Here’s how introverts can thrive in the world of independent consulting.
- New Jersey approved a bill to establish portable benefits for gig economy workers, Business Insurance reports.
- UK gig economy workers may be able to claim past holiday pay if the European Court of Justice chooses to follow a recent opinion by the Advocate-General.
- Self-employment doesn’t come without challenges. Here’s how to overcome 15 of the biggest hurdles.
- How federal legal and regulatory changes will impact Connecticut—a state that has historically had fairly strict rules regarding worker classification.
- Seven independent consulting careers to consider.
- The former CEO of Uber has been personally sued for independent contractor misclassification.
- As independent contracting increases in popularity, so do gig economy challenges.
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