DOL: 'Gig workers' are independent contractors.

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Employers received a big win in a new U.S. Department of Labor opinion letter that said workers who provide services to customers of a gig-economy company (Uber, Task Rabbit, etc.) are independent contractors, not employees. The DOL said such companies merely broker the relationship between customer and provider--it doesn't directly oversee their work. Read the opinion letter...

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