The Weekly Independent: October 23, 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.
- In an op-ed for Fortune, Washington state legislator Monica Stonier discusses a bill she introduced that would require companies using independent contractors to contribute to a portable benefits fund.
- Debunking 10 independent contractor engagement myths.
- A new report on the state of the gig economy questions whether or not gig workers are paid enough.
- Why the future is freelance, according to business.com.
- How to navigate the RFP process and create a successful project bid.
- Bloomberg explores how many people are keeping their traditional jobs while picking up project-based work.
- A detailed look at how the ABC test applies to independent contractors from JD Supra.
- Freelance engineers and designers can find the highest rates in San Francisco, according to a new report.
- Keep your independent business booming during the holidays with these traditional marketing tips from Entrepreneur.
- The San Diego Union-Tribune discusses how to distinguish between employees and independent contractors in the context of a recent misclassification case.
- HR executives are increasingly adopting new technologies to source and pay independents, HRE Daily reports.
- Los Angeles is considering blocking companies from doing business at its port if they use truck drivers classified as independent contractors.
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