Biden Labor Proposal Shakes Up Gig Economy that Relies on Contractors

Reuters, Oct. 11, 2022–Daniel Wiessner, Nandita Bose, David Shepardson
The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a rule on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for companies to treat workers as independent contractors, a change that is expected to shake up ride-hailing, delivery and other industries that rely on gig workers. Groups representing employers quickly criticized the rule.