US independent workforce rises 2.2% this year to 41.8 million: MBO Partners

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    Staffing Industry Analysts discusses MBO Partners The State of Independence in America report saying: The US independent workforce — which includes consultants, freelancers, contractors, temporary and on-call workers — will rise to 47.8 million over the next five years, representing a 2.6% annual growth rate, according to MBO Partners’ new “2018 State of…

New Data: Six-Figure Freelancing Is On The Rise

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  From Forbes, Elaine Pofeldt discusses the increase in the number of independent workers earning more than $100,000 reported in MBO Partners State of Independence in America.  Elaine writes: A growing number of free agents are bringing in six-figure revenue, according to new research by MBO Partners, which studies the independent workforce. There were 3.3…

Infographic: The state of independent workers 

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  From BenefitsPro, Emily Payne shares an infographic with terrific information from MBO Partners The State of Independence in America report. Read the full story at Infographic: The state of independent workers | BenefitsPRO Related posts: 6 Questions Enterprises Must Answer to Attract Top Independent Talent      From MBO Partners, John Piazza discusses how companies can attract…

Independent Contractors Need Workers’ Compensation

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  From Lawyers.com, Jeffrey S. Gross discusses the importance of workers compensation for independent contractors. Jeffrey writes: Workers’ Compensation protects businesses and contractors by providing wages and medical treatment if the worker is injured while working. Yet independent contractors do not always invest in Workers’ Compensation insurance to protect themselves. Consequences of Injuries An independent contractor…