Gig Economy

Is The ‘Gig Economy’ Real?

In an article from December 2017 we described the new ‘gig economy.’ For those unfamiliar, the gig economy is a reference to freelancers and short-term contract work becoming more prevalent in the economy. As we mentioned in the previous article, the results from surveys showed that independent contractors actually declined from 2014 to 2017. The big increase was in diversified workers which are defined as workers who have multiple sources of income in which they mix traditional employers with freelance work. They can . . .


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