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The public doesn't need a middleman for sharing-economy services, but it does need to make sure they are regulated
Chances are, no venture capital pitch deck you've ever seen had a slide entitled "Worker Classification." And yet, many companies in the "sharing economy" or "on-demand economy" (ODE) rely on workforces whose legal status may be in jeopardy.
Sharing economy" companies like Uber shift risk from corporations to workers, weaken labor protections, and drive down wages.