Employee misclassification

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Working paper

The rise of alternative work arrangements: evidence and implications for tax filing and benefit coverage

A growing number of American workers earn income outside of traditional employee-employer relationships through self-employment and business ownership. This paper draws on administrative tax records to provide a more complete picture of the self-employed, including how they differ from employees (which we define as workers...
Report

Rights on demand: ensuring workplace standards and workplace security in the on-demand economy

The organization of work is changing rapidly for America’s workers. While the latter decades of the 20th century witnessed a transformation from the post–World War II paradigm of long-term stable employment with a single employer to an economy in which many individuals expected to move...
Fact sheet

Independent conctractor misclassification imposes huge costs on workers and Federal and State Treasuries

Misclassification of employees as independent contractors exacts an enormous toll on workers, law-abiding employers, and our economy. Accurate information on the prevalence of the problem, and on patterns of violations, can help government officials to direct their efforts at the worst violators and most problematic...