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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.

About LIMRA Unplugged Lite

LIMRA Unplugged Lite is a video series designed to offer a quick look into different topics and trends within the financial services industry. The series shares the expertise and insights of LIMRA leaders with viewers.

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