Sharing economy brings complications for employers

Companies like Uber disrupt labour landscape
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/05/2016

The rise of the sharing or “gig” economy and non-traditional employment models such as Uber have complicated the labour landscape. And while these changes will undoubtedly spill over into human resources, the question is how? 


“It’s such a difficult question to even ask,” said Chris McNelly, CEO of the Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) in Calgary.