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.  Shared Security benefits would be earned and accrued via automatic payroll deductions, regardless of the employment relationship, and, like Social Security, these benefits would be fully prorated, portable, and universal.

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Upwork's 2017 Freelancing in America Study

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  Justin Fox's article provides an excellent description of the cyclical forces: What's going on here is what happens at some point in every economic expansion, as a tightening labor market pulls contract workers, freelancers and temps into steady payroll jobs. Upwork and the Freelancers Union released their 2017 Freelancing in America study last week. This is the 4th year of this study.

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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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