Legal Your Truth
About This Show
Small business attorney Elizabeth Potts Weinstein shares tips, strategies, and rants for startups, entrepreneurs, and small business owners about how to use the law for good (and avoid getting yourself into trouble).
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005LYT: The Fail of the Sharing Economy and Building Your Business on Independent Contractors
Apr 29 15
Startups are building their businesses on a fleet of “independent contractor” staff, who provide the core service of the company. It sounds like a perfect idea–you launch as a software company that connects workers (or drivers or apartments) with customers, while you just sit back, collect your percentage, and avoid the hassle of employees.
Here’s the problem with that.