Tag: Gig workers


The Gig Is Up: Uber Agrees to Pay $100 Million in Dispute Over Drivers’ Employment Status

October 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s a growing tendency for workers to request mobility in the labor market. Coupled with this is a growing tendency for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees. This phenomenon has been dubbed a “gig” economy. Recently, […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Contingent workers want in on workplace culture

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Despite their status and degree of separation, contingent workers expect the same workplace integration that full-time employees would, a study by Flextrack suggests. Company culture is becoming as much of a priority for contingent workers as pay has been. This […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Using Gig Workers to Fill Staffing Shortages

August 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies struggling to find enough help often overlook the potential labor pool that exists among gig workers. While some employers may be dismissive of the viability of utilizing gig workers for their operations, there are millions of potential gig workers […]

Research, Software

From Workplace Planning to Planning Work

January 8, 2020

Via: CEB

Most organizations still pack their ranks with traditional full-time employees, but many now mix in part-time, temporary, contract and gig workers. These contingent workers offer an important way for organizations to fill skill gaps and increase productivity, but HR needs […]

Research, Software

Uber Drivers Are Not Employees. What This Means for Other Gig Workers.

May 16, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just ruled that Uber drivers are, indeed, contractors and not employees. This news made Uber’s stock soar but there’s more to this than just a stock price. This ruling can impact your business if […]