The Weekly Independent: October 9, 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.
- Freelancing may be the most vital career survival skill of the future, according to Forbes.
- The cost of employee misclassification on the government and what organizations can do to minimize misclassification risk.
- Europe is seeing a push for more protections for self-employed workers as their on-demand economy grows, the New York Times reports.
- Today, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case focused on whether arbitration clauses in an employment agreement allow workers to bring or participate in a class action.
- Five tips to continuing your post-retirement career as an independent professional.
- Most people think freelancers are the happiest professionals, according to a new report.
- The Guardian provides answers to UK self-employment finance questions.
- Spend Matters explores two sides of employment: corporate and independent.
- An in-depth report on the dangers of employee misclassification.
- A Wharton School Associate Professor and a Wall Street Journal reporter discuss what we may be losing as a society by creating two distinct classes of workers.
- OZY takes a look at the rising number of high-earning gig economy workers.
- As part of North Carolina’s recently enacted Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA), all employers will be required to display a poster with specific information about misclassification starting December 31 of this year.
- JD Supra looks at the role of Congress in the gig economy.
- Three future of work trends from the CEO of LinkedIn.
- New research from Mavenlink on the white-collar gig economy.
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