Gig workers get no sick pay, health insurance, or other benefits associated with employment. “Gig economy workers are faced with a really tough decision,” said Aquent CEO John Chuang. “Do they forgo income? Or do they go to work and potentially affect other people? That’s really unfair.” Aquent became the first staffing company to offer comprehensive benefits to its fleet of independent contractors — back in the 1990s.
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Committed to making games more accessible.
Aquent Games talent, Brandon Cole works to make games accessible to the blind and visually impared.Source: Bloomberg
Aquent’s, John Chuang, joins CNBC panel on the future of work.
A discussion around The Education Evolution: Building a Better Business.Source: CNBC
Some companies return to the office. Aquent to remain 100% remote.
COVID-19’s summer surge resulted in fewer workers returning to the office. Still, some companies are leasing more space.Source: The Los Angeles Times