From reason :
It could also put an end to flexible employment options many people have come to rely on, says Jarrett Dieterle, a policy analyst at the R Street Institute.
“A lot of workers and independent contractors want to stay independent contractors on purpose because it fits their lifestyle and what they’re able to do work-wise better,” Dieterle told me.
A July 2019 policy brief  put out by R Street and Tech Freedom, another think tank, suggests several alternative models, including a “safe harbor” approach that would evaluate whether a worker is an independent contractor or not based on how closely their work is tied to one firm, or a “portal benefits” model where contractors could purchase traditionally employer-provided, non-cash benefits from independent entities.
- “reason”: https://reason.com/2019/11/21/new-jersey-takes-a-swipe-at-the-gig-economy-with-new-independent-contractor-bill/
- “policy brief”: https://www.rstreet.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Final-Short-No.-74-1.pdf