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Gig Economy Workers May See Benefits Relief – Workforce Magazine

Providing portable benefits in a trial costing $20 million would provide useful information in planning a better workforce safety net. The Portable Benefits for Gig Economy Workers Act by Sens. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, and Suzan DelBene, D-Washington, comes at a time when an increasing number of workers rely on the gig economy, or contract work, […]

Providing portable benefits in a trial costing $20 million would provide useful information in planning a better workforce safety net.

The Portable Benefits for Gig Economy Workers Act by Sens. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, and Suzan DelBene, D-Washington, comes at a time when an increasing number of workers rely on the gig economy, or contract work, and don’t have such employer-provided benefits as retirement, health insurance and workers’ compensation like many traditional employment relations.

Source: Gig Economy Workers May See Benefits Relief – Workforce Magazine

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