Could Gig Workers Finally Be Considered Formal Employees?
Tan Zhai Gen, Research Manager, Asia School of Business
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While gig workers and freelancers continue to play an integral part in the economy, they have yet to enjoy all the perks and benefits that come with being a formal employee of a company - particularly insurance coverage. This could change soon as the federal government tables a landmark amendment Bill that could permanently compel gig-based tech companies to provide their workers with the same rights and privileges as formal employees.
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