Giving Independent Contractors a Voice

Independent contractors are the quiet engine of our economy, providing nearly all of the net growth in U.S. employment over the last 30 years. Yet the economic survival of the 10.3 million people who choose to be their own bosses and grow their own businesses are being jeopardized by overwhelming… read more »


Businesses That Hire Independent Contractors Find It Can Bring Intense Regulatory Scrutiny

It used to be that businesses could hire workers and classify them as independent contractors without giving it much thought. Businesses presumed, for example, that if a worker called herself self-employed, provided some of the tools for the job, worked under an independent contractor agreement, and worked somewhat independently, then… read more »