Gig Companies Push Mass. Ballot Initiative
The measure, modeled on California's Prop 22, "could make Massachusetts the epicenter for an expensive fight over the legal rights of gig workers."
U.S. Adopts New Independent Contractor Rule
"At its core, the rule makes it easier to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees."
State Laws Cloud the Use of Independent Contractors
With California likely to become the third state to restrict the definition of independent contractors, companies that use gig workers face new risks.
FedEx to Take $2B Charge on Accounting Change
FedEx's switch to mark-to-market pension accounting allows gains and losses to flow into earnings sooner.
In a New Era of Work, Skills Are Lost in Translation
New ways of getting work done will require a common language of work, paralleling the common language of accounting and finance.
Lowe’s Case Highlights Worker Misclassification Lessons
The rising use of independent contractors could cause more companies to become entangled in costly lawsuits.
One Path to Super-Charged Growth: Video
The CFO of a consumer-goods company, whose reps sell its products at parties, finds some keys to driving triple-digit growth.
A Loss of Independents?
Regulators have rewritten the rules regarding the use of independent contractors, forcing companies to make hard choices &spamp;#8212; and possibly pay heavy fines.