State House News Service: Poll Tests Drivers’ Opinions on Work Rules, Benefits

The majority of gig workers prefer their current status as independent contractor, a new poll from Beacon Research finds.

Asked if they would rather be an independent contractor, which is how drivers are currently categorized, or an employee, 64 percent of drivers preferred “independent contractor,” 29 percent chose “employee,” and 7 percent said they were not sure, according to a copy of the¬†poll results¬†shared with the News Service.

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