Book Review: Raw Deal - How the Uber Economy is Screwing American Workers

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Because of this dark side, we need better laws and protections for temps, contract workers and others being unfairly exploited or in need of more economic security.  Key quote on shared security accounts from a Fast Company article on this topic : One can think of the Shared Security Account as analogous to Social Security, but encompassing all of the employment benefits traditionally provided by a full-time salaried job.

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5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

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The biggest fixed cost an employer has is payroll," says Tim Ozier , director of contract staffing at MRINetwork in Philadelphia. The days of temp workers being qualified for only low-paying, entry-level jobs is past, and workers who embrace the work may find they appreciate the flexibility and experience they gain, Ozier says. When employers hire a temp for a full-time position, they often offer a higher salary than if making an outside hire.

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