The Weekly Independent: November 26, 2018

   |   MBO Partners   |   November 26, 2018


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.

  • Non-employer businesses (freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers) have been growing steadily for the past 15 years while employer businesses have more or less stayed the same, Small Business Labs reports.
  • Some colleges are making big changes to prepare art students for future careers in the gig economy, CNBC reports.
  • Companies are outsourcing some of their most skilled jobs, meaning everything today is for sale—even us, a New York Times opinion piece says.
  • Electric scooter company Lime is being sued by a worker claiming the company incorrectly classified him as an independent contractor.

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