As the gig worker population increases, some employers are expressing interest in offering benefits to nontraditional workers, such as part-time, contract and seasonal workers. According to a LIMRA study, among employers that offer benefits, 16% currently extend them to 1099 contract workers, while 29% do so for seasonal workers and 46% for part-time employees. In addition, 47% of part-time workers without benefits want them.
In This Episode
In this episode of LIMRA Unplugged Lite, Kim Landry, assistant research director, Workplace Benefits Research, discusses the unique challenges that come with administering benefits for nontraditional workers.
Kimberly A. Landry
Associate Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research