Study: Gig Economy Puts Two Million Americans To Work, Accounts For 30 Percent Of New Jobs

Business | Guy Bentley
A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Our broadest measure of gig workers (Gig 3) indicates that they accounted for up to 38.2 percent of job growth’

Labor Department Sets Its Sights On The Sharing Economy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa. (David Greedy/Getty Images)

‘Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is found in an increasing number of workplaces’