Throughout history, workers, employers, and government policymakers alike have tended to react slowly to the march of major technological advances that initially disrupted – but then ultimately expanded – workplace opportunities. What is different today is that we have the ability to better prepare for the future of work, to understand the challenges and opportunities…

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Small businesses drive our economy. And earlier this month, the country celebrated National Small Business Week, recognizing the 28 million small companies that create opportunities for millions of Americans through employment and innovation. Their economic contributions are well known – small businesses create two out of every three new jobs annually and generate income for…

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Within the next five years, as many as four in 10 workers in the United States are expected to be self-employed, due in part to millions of Americans joining the ranks of what is being called the “sharing economy.” That’s the finding of a new labor market study conducted by Emergent Research that predicts that more…

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