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.
- The Verge and HR Dive report on Uber’s big win to keep drivers classified as independent contractors.
- Retailers share liability for misclassified truck drivers at California ports under a new law, the Los Angeles Times reports.
- The Labor Department may be looking to change regulations governing gig workers and independent contractors, Bloomberg BNA reports.
- Field service businesses would benefit from the freelance economy, Spend Matters says.
- Forbes asks an important question: what do freelancers think about working in your organization?
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