This report points out that an underpinning of benefits for gig workers and entrepreneurs could spur innovation. (Photo: Bigstock)

U.S. workers, whether they be full-time or part-time employees or gig workers, deserve a better benefit structure, a new report says — particularly since the very nature of work is undergoing tremendous change.

That’s according to a report on Ozy, which points out that while protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act and benefits such as health care and retirement accounts are tied to conventional jobs—W-2 jobs—the gig economy, growing by leaps and bounds, provides none of these.

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