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In the gig work economy, who holds responsibility for how candidates and employers connect?

In the gig work economy, who holds responsibility for how candidates and employers connect?

The Wall Street Journal just published an article about the Labor Department’s recent declaration that “Workers lining up jobs through smartphone apps and websites such as Handy and Angie‚Äôs List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms.” While this judgment appears to focus on gig work platforms, it’s also a very important (and…