The "gig economy," characterized by freelance and temporary contract work, has grown exponentially in recent years. A January 2018 NPR/Marist poll found that, currently, one in five jobs in the United States is held by a contract worker and, within a decade, contractors and freelancers could make up half of the American workforce. This remarkable shift away from the traditional employer-employee relationship has and will continue to have many implications in the world of employment law. When thinking about the gig economy and its related legal implications, obvious questions arise ar