COVERAGE: Workers fear losing full-time jobs, no training, corporate surveillance
September 25, 2020 | NJ Spotlight
State tax credits to encourage companies to offer worker training, 401(k)-style accounts to help people pay to learn new skills and a statewide platform that helps independent contractors get and use benefits are among the options a New Jersey task force studying the future of work is considering to meet some of workers’ major concerns.The New Jersey Future of Work Task Force, created by Gov. Phil Murphy in October 2018, is charged with preparing for both the opportunities and challenges that technology will bring to the state’s workforce. The group surveyed workers earlier this year about issues relating to technology’s impact on their jobs and has completed a report on its findings.