The gig economy is coming for millions of American jobs
The world of employment is changing. Josh Eidelson examines how California’s vote to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as contractors has left many of them feeling stranded — duty-bound to the whims of their bosses as employees, without the corresponding protections. Many see this as a cornerstone of bigger plans to 'Uberize' the US workforce and employees in related fields are already feeling the knock-on effects.
From Bloomberg Businessweek