Sunday, April 24, 2016

All net new jobs created since 2005 were contractor or temp help jobs.

We are in the Freelance or 1099 or Gig or Uber or "Employees without Benefits" Economy. We are still looking for the phase to describe this new and dreadful economy.

A couple of background articles on the "Employees without Benefits" economy.

New Republic -- Voters are Angry at 1099 Economy

NY Times -- Upshot:Contractors and Temps behind last 10 years of job growth

The rise and nature of alternative work arrangements in the US, 1995-2015

The paper states that all net new jobs created between 2005 and 2015 were independent contractor or temporary help jobs.

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