CommonWealth Magazine (opinion): Mass. should follow California’s lead on contractors

Noting the opportunities made possible through the gig economy, Christopher Gilrein, the executive director, Massachusetts & Northeast, of TechNet, calls on Massachusetts to follow California’s lead on contractors.

It allows for flexible, part-time earning opportunities for thousands of residents, regardless of race, background, education level, or language. It has created jobs across countless industries, not just for drivers, but for dog-walkers, musicians, painters, handymen, writers, coders, designers, artists and more. And it helps boost the finances of individuals managing children’s hectic schedules, adults caring for aging parents, students, retirees, and others who are looking to supplement their income.

Christopher Gilrein in CommonWealth Magazine

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