Global Payments in the Gig Economy: Capitalizing on a Booming Industry

The gig economy has grown exponentially over the past decade. With flexible work hours and independence, it is no question why freelance work is becoming more attractive to many. According to a 2017 BLS survey, 36 percent of the workforce relied on gig work for some portion of their income in the United States. This number is expected to grow to 43 percent by the end of 2020.

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