Sizing Up the Gig Economy

Article 0 Comments Look around, and it seems more Americans are working outside traditional full-time jobs — whether as freelance graphic designers or independent contractors or Uber drivers. Or maybe not. A government report this week suggested that the proportion of such jobs hasn’t budged in the past decade. Yet […]

Gig Worker Population Not as Big as Expected. Maybe.

Article 0 Comments The share of American workers in the “gig economy” has shrunk since 2005, according to a government report that some data-watchers cautioned omits key parts of the picture. The Labor Department on Thursday said that 10.1 percent of American employees in May 2017 were on alternative work […]