An exotic dancer who fractured her jaw and broke multiple teeth at XTC Cabaret had to crowdfund her medical bills thanks to her status as an independent contractor.
Every state in the U.S. requires companies to provide workers’ compensation to employees injured on the job. That is: every state except Texas.
George Visger almost died as a result of brain trauma he suffered while on the San Francisco 49ers. That was just the beginning.
A class-action lawsuit in California could force Uber to reclassify some of its workforce as employees instead of contractors, which may in turn send a ripple felt by other businesses.
ProPublica pulled numbers from worker’s compensation laws in all 50 states to find out how much you’ll get.