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Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren’t Employees, Labor Department Says, Wall Street Journal

April 29, 2019

In a Wall Street Journal article, Morgan Lewis partner Mike Puma says that the Department of Labor’s recent guidance on how to classify workers in virtual marketplaces will likely be viewed in a positive light by many companies in the gig economy. “It’s an increasing trend in recent years that [the Labor Department] is giving more flexibility to companies to engage in these nontraditional employment relationships,” Mike says in the article.

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