Federal Trade Commission Focuses on Gig Work

The Federal Trade Commission’s September 15 policy statement is the latest in a series of actions signaling the Commission’s continued focus on competition and labor issues in the gig economy. The policy statement—and the FTC’s focus on the gig economy—are likely to have implications for companies that rely on nontraditional workers on a part-time, on-demand basis, regardless of whether those workers are classified as employees....
By: Morgan Lewis