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Financial Times  Jul 1  Comment 
Packing and shipping app is latest in a growing number of start-ups to shift approach
Wall Street Journal  Jun 30  Comment 
As scrutiny into the relationship between businesses and independent contractors rises, employers find ways to take workers off the formal payroll and lower costs.
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
What are the implications of California ruling that Uber drivers are employees and not contractors? This question was originally answered on Quora by Gil Silberman.
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
A video was posted to YouTube a couple of days ago, those gives a behind the scenes look at what Microsoft and its contractors did to put together some of Windows 10’s desktop backgrounds, including the default “hero” desktop image.  As...
Forbes  Jun 29  Comment 
Bringing on contractors can be a great way for businesses to handle a rush of extra work or access specialized talent. With contractors now accounting for more than a third of the workforce, the practice is becoming more and more common. But by...
WA Business News  Jun 29  Comment 
How is it possible to remove an incumbent contractor (yet retain a good relationship) and save billions by negotiating with another organisation that agrees to take on greater risk?
Forbes  Jun 26  Comment 
There's a big debate in Congress right now about how to fix the way the Pentagon buys weapons.  Legislators in both parties believe that if the military got smarter about the way it defines requirements and deals with contractors, it could...
New York Times  Jun 25  Comment 
Some on-demand companies are rejecting the practice of using independent contractors, like Uber drivers, and are hiring people they can train and hold accountable.
Forbes  Jun 24  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, general contractors & builders shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.7%. Leading the group were shares of Lennar (LEN), up about 4.1% and shares of The New Home Company (NWHM) up about 3.9% on the day.
New York Times  Jun 24  Comment 
Some on-demand companies are rejecting the practice of using independent contractors, like Uber drivers, and are hiring people they can train and hold accountable.




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