Gig Economy

The Gig Economy Is Demanding Real-Time Payments

The number and percentage of gig economy jobs is increasing, according to JPMorgan Chase, which examined transactions between Chase accounts and 128 gig economy platforms. But the growth hasn’t been even and depends on the relationship between the sharing app and its contractors, which will change as the apps diversify.

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Why Gig Workers Prefer PayPal Over Direct Deposit

A growing group of Americans are eschewing traditional, full-time employment, but that doesn’t mean they’re leaving the workforce entirely. As a result, their payment, or disbursement, preferences are also changing. According to the latest Gig Economy Index, more than one-third of the U.S.

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‘Gig’ Work Is Stifling Old School Bank Payment Models

Gig workers-the independent contractor crowd-are on a healthy growth curve and are the intrepid workforce of the future. They challenge the status quo by forging a new model of work contracts made up of several clients of their choosing.

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The Gig Economy’s $1.2T Digital Payments Potential

A smart entrepreneur dropped out of college, identified an unmet market need and created an entirely new market segment. He did it by establishing a platform that matched an underutilized source of supply with a growing demand for services.

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Payment Issues Take Center Stage in Gig Economy

It’s being treated as victory – perhaps a mild one, but still a win – for workers in the so-called gig economy: A recent ruling from the California Supreme Court makes it more difficult to classify people as independent contractors instead of employees.

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