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The Stripper, The Bullet & The Fight For Workers' Rights

The U.S. is losing millions in companies' misclassification of employees. So what are the benefits of being an employee versus a contractor?

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The State Of South Carolina In The Court of Appeals (sccourts.org)
"LeAndra Lewis worked as a dancer in various 'exotic dance clubs' throughout North and South Carolina."

Welcome to the "1099 economy": The only things being shared are the scraps our corporations leave behind (salon.com)
"Companies can hire and fire perma-lancers at will. Is it any wonder the middle class is vanishing before our eyes?"

Workers on tap (economist.com)
"IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker-thus turning the automobile from a rich man's toy into transport for the masses."

Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors (dpeaflcio.org)
"Employer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread phenomenon in the United States."