The Weekly Independent: December 10, 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.
- Spend Matters assesses whether the independent/freelancer workforce is overhyped.
- When to engage an independent contractor versus hiring a temporary or full-time employee.
- The UK High Court ruled that Deliveroo riders are not entitled to collective bargaining rights because they are not in an ‘employment relationship’ with Deliveroo.
- WorldatWork explores how companies can meet the needs of their independent workforce.
- Freelancers at Google are asking for access to the same benefits as full-time employees, reports Inc.
- Three best practices for engaging independent contractors.
- The owner of three courier companies in Portland, Ore. will pay more than $3M to settle misclassification claims, says HR Dive.
- California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher plans to introduce legislation that will strengthen rules that make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors, the Sacramento Bee reports.
- JD Supra provides a review of California employment law for 2018.
- TechRepublic explores why older workers are more likely to freelance than millennials.
- The Chicago Tribune looks at why today’s blended workforce can be hard to manage.
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