Gig workers usually complete short-term work for multiple clients. The work may run the gamut from project-based work to hourly or part-time work.
If your company offers fully-paid paternity leave, the chances are very high that they’ll also cover your other full-time benefits while you’re out.
As an employee, you can tap into 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave every year through the FMLA, in addition to health benefits.
Whether your employer must offer parental leave depends on the size of the company and the state in which it operates.
According to the National Safety Council, workplace injuries are alarmingly common: every seven seconds, a worker is hurt on the job
Independent contractors are contracted to perform work for — or provide services to — another entity as a nonemployee.
If working from home becomes permanent, lower car insurance rates likely will, too, since you've eliminated your commute.
Not only has the shift to remote work affected millions of American workers, but it’s also had a ripple effect on our culture as a whole.
Companies committed to DEI in the workplace must be catalysts for progress by ensuring those crucial discussions resume and continue in 2021.
For millions of Americans who are working from home for the first time, striking a healthy work-life balance in the new normal has proven challenging.
If you’re returning to the office in 2021, you’ll probably find it’s not “business as usual.” The new landscape of work may take some getting used to.
Many people think of investing as saving for the future. But you can also invest in assets that produce regular income.
Yes, many businesses have suffered economically, regardless of industry or size. But a select few have fared well.
With the pandemic raging on and open enrollment around the corner, it's time to look ahead to employer-sponsored benefits for 2021.
The initiative aims to classify the gig workers as independent contractors in California, as they are in the rest of the country.
Ancillary benefits are available to businesses of all sizes and budgets and have wide-ranging value for both employers and employees.
What makes digital nomads different from their predecessors is technology has made it easier to earn a living without a permanent home or office.
Coworking spaces are still proving to be a viable alternative to working from home or a coffee shop for many of the newly self-employed.
As the gig economy grows, there are calls for changing what many see as an antiquated benefits system that is tied to full-time employment.
Automating humdrum tasks like payroll, tax filing, and invoicing frees up time and lets you focus your unique talents on helping your business succeed.
Millennials want an employer that offers them more than just a paycheck; they want an employer that will provide them with a feeling of well-being.
When it comes to the "1099 vs. W2" debate, it can be tough for both workers and companies to choose which route to take.
Maintaining a high functioning work-life balance can be challenging, especially if you have no choice but to work from home given the current situation.
If your job is eliminated or you’re laid off through no fault of your own, you are likely eligible for unemployment benefits.
According to a marketplace survey on burnout by Deloitte, 77% of professionals surveyed have experienced burnout in their current job.
Disability insurance could very well be the most important component of the benefits package you build for yourself as a self-employed individual.
Today’s workforce reflects the evolution of a service-oriented economy: six of the 10 largest U.S. employers are retailers or fast-food chains.