Capitol Alert

February 8, 2016 9:00 AM

Laborers in modern economy drive legal, political battle over the nature of work

Services like Uber, TaskRabbit and Postmates offer range of services

Workers value flexibility but lack traditional benefits

Intensifying political fight questions what constitutes stable employment

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