Stories tagged: "gig worker"


State Sen. Amanda M. Cappelletti (D-Montgomery) speaks during a virtual public hearing on the need for workplace accommodations for pregnant and postpartum Pennsylvanians.
Why Does Texas Have More Accommodations for Pregnant Workers Than Pennsylvania?

A bill proposed by State Sen. Amanda M. Cappelletti (D-Montgomery) seeks to address the lack of workplace accommodations for pregnant and postpartum Pennsylvanians.

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A New Labor Department Proposal Could End Up Stripping Some Workers of Their Rights

The Trump administration proposed a new rule this week that could make it more difficult for some workers to be classified as employees.

Graphic via Tania Lil for COURIER
57 Million Americans Are Freelancers. The Unemployment System Is Completely Failing Us.

These are the obstacles facing freelancers—which include about 57 million Americans—applying for unemployment because of work lost due to coronavirus.