Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) - Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) introduced legislation in Congress Thursday that would create a portable benefits plan for workers in the gig economy.
Called the “Portable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act,” the bill would establish a $20 million fund in the U.S. Dept. of Labor to help states, localities and nonprofit organizations establish and experiment with portable benefits for independent workers.
According to a 2015 ...
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