California’s New Ruling on the #GigEconomy

The April 30th opinion handed down by the California Supreme Court about worker classification has been described as a “seismic shift” which could cause “the end of the Gig Economy.” Those latter dire predictions suggest that the curtain is coming down on what has...

#CoolGigCompanies – Trezeo – Income Predictability for the Gig Economy

, Trezeo is a start up fintech company that is beta testing a product to solve the income volatility issue by developing a user-friendly platform that enables a dependable income stream for freelancers. By creating a structure that automatically saves excess income, the platform provides freelancers a cushion when the income pendulum swings to the low side and cash flow is tight.

Three Things to Know About Gig Economy Data

Last month, UpWork and Freelancers Union released their fourth annual “Freelancing in America” study and announced that the freelancing ranks continued to grow and reached 57.3 million participants. This compares to the 2017 MBO Partners “State of Independence in...

Lessons from Dog Walking Gigs

How the observers of the Gig Economy might not always get it right. Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article about how getting a gig as a dog walker is just as hard as getting into Harvard. The piece detailed the plight of several would-be dog walkers...

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