CEI’s Sean Higgins was cited in the Daily Caller on a recent labor rule:
“The consequence is that it gives regulators new powers to micromanage businesses that rely on contract labor and the workers who choose to be ‘independent contractors’ — the latter just being a fancy term for ‘freelancer.’” Sean Higgins, a labor policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the DCNF. “It gives the regulators the power to say that freelancers are not in fact freelancers and can only be hired as regular employees. In which case, many simply will not get work at all because many employers — so-called ‘gig economy’ ones in particular — use a business model that doesn’t involve having large numbers of regular employees.”
Read the full article on the Daily Caller.