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Millions of gig workers could qualify as employees under new Biden-era rule

January 10, 2024

Millions of gig workers, janitors, home-care workers, construction workers and truckers could be considered employees rather than independent contractors under a final rule announced Tuesday by the Labor Department. The rule effectively expands the reach of federal labor laws that require employers to extend certain benefits and protections to workers classified as employees.

Article Source: Washington Post

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