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word collage about gig jobs Looking forward, 15 percent of employers that do not already extend benefits to independent contractors are interested in doing so in the future, while a similar number are “somewhat” interested. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Many Americans are now participating in the “gig” economy. According to LIMRA, 16 percent of U.S. workers are earning income exclusively from gig work, while an additional 10 percent  are using these jobs as a secondary source of income. While some of these workers have stereotypical gigs, such as driving for Uber, the majority are actually filling contract, temporary or contingent positions at traditional companies.

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