Articles by tag: 1099

Navigating 1099 Work & Gig Economy in a COVID-19 World

The world of freelancing has seen quite a few shakeups in recent years, with California’s Proposition 22, a response to the AB 5 labor reclassification, effectively creating a third category of worker in the gig economy when it comes to rideshare and food delivery drivers, and the pandemic making navigating the 1099-powered world of independent […]

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How 1099 Workers Fit into a Platform Economy: Can FinTech Help Today’s Gig Worker?

“Gig economy” – it’s a buzzword that’s been in the mouths of many an analyst over the last several years, with the ways we work and pay employees shifting in response to an evolving landscape. To explore some intricacies of gig work, particularly as it relates to the 1099 payroll infrastructure, Voice of B2B […]

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Why Uber & Lyft Threatened to Leave California For Good: Business Casual

Uber & Lyft are experiencing serious deja-vu as California cracks down on their business model, similar to when an Austin, TX ballot proposition pushed the ride share companies out in 2016. California, in a well-intentioned effort to get gig-workers better benefits, demanded the Big Tech companies make their freelancers employees, not contractors. In retaliation […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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Care Beyond Medicine: How Papa Combats Elderly Isolation by Connecting Seniors with ‘Pals’
February 23, 2024

As the global population ages, the demand for personalized, compassionate care for the elderly has surged, highlighting a gap in traditional healthcare services. This demographic, often facing loneliness and isolation, requires more than just medical attention; they need companionship and support to help combat elderly isolation. How can we address the growing need for […]

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