The Weekly Independent: July 24, 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.
- A newly proposed bill in the U.S. Senate could create a safe harbor for independent contractors who meet a set of objective tests. The safe harbor would ensure qualified workers are treated as independent contractors, and that their customers are not treated as employers.
- The cost of employee classification on businesses and what organizations can do to minimize risk.
- Entrepreneur explores how independents can find the ideal work environment.
- By 2020, half of the British workforce will be freelancers, according to a prediction from a British marketplace founder.
- Five website strategy tips to gain real results from your personal site.
- Uber drivers have been given the go-ahead to proceed with a national misclassification class action lawsuit against the company.
- How becoming a published writer can help your independent business.
- USA Today explores why health care is so tough for small businesses and the self-employed.
- Minnesota is enforcing regulations that require independent contractors to register in order to work on construction projects in the state.
- The Huffington Post reminds us that independent consulting is simply running a business.
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