A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.
Companies like Uber and Etsy don't have to tell most of the people working with them how much they've earned. With the federal government so behind the curve, some states are changing their rules.
Freelancing is hardly the glamorous, coffee-fueled industry shown on TV. In OECD countries, most gig workers are in the service sector.