Yet one more area of controversy for our Congress to battle over is the "Gig Economy." Should Congress regulate it through new legislation? - or is it better to leave it to the courts?
In recent years, many states have passed laws attempting to regulate ride-hailing companies such as Uber (and other members of the "gig economy"). These new laws cover how to treat independent contractors with regard to insurance requirements, recordkeeping, inspections and background checks, etc.