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Employers say gig workers should have better retirements — as long as they're not 'employees'

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants you to know that it's deeply concerned about the retirement prospects of workers in the "gig economy," especially those drivers, housecleaners and other such menials who make their living by connecting with clients via online apps.

"There should be a focus on enhancing the ability of the participants in this new economy to benefit from their entrepreneurial activities and establish a foundation for their own secure retirement." Those are the words of Camille Olson, a lawyer for the Chamber, delivered as

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