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Change in usage of contingent workers by organizations U.S. 2016

In 2016, 39 percent of organizations in the United States said they had a slight increase in their use of contingent workers over the past five years. Contingent workers, also called gig workers, are independent workers who perform temporary jobs.

To what degree has your organization's use of contingent workers changed in the last five years?

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Release date

November 2016


United States

Survey time period

April 20 to June 27, 2016

Number of respondents

214 respondents

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supervisors or above in companies with more than 1,000 employees and 100 million U.S. dollars in turnover

Method of interview

Online survey

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