The push to regulate the gig worker economy is gaining steam as the share of workers who participate in freelancing through businesses like Uber and Lyft have also exponentially grown during the pandemic. Employment attorney Mark Kluger, founding partner at Kluger Healey, LLC, joined Cheddar to break down how the battle to reclassify gig workers will continue in the new year, and why the issue continues to generate conflict. “More and more workers are using gig work as their primary source of income and as a result of that they are not like employees in the sense that they don’t have benefits like health insurance,” Kluger noted.
Watch the interview here: https://cheddar.com/media/looking-ahead-to-regulating-uber-lyft-and-the-gig-economy-in-2022
Interviewer: Hena Doba