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It’s not just the gig economy that could end employment as we know it. It’s all companies.


The past decade has seen an increase in Americans engaging in temporary and contract work, but that shift has come with some big caveats, says workers’ rights attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan, who has represented workers in multiple class action lawsuits against corporate giants like Uber, Amazon and Starbucks. Liss-Riordan joined THINK to discuss why allowing companies to misclassify employees as contractors is a form of corporate welfare.