The Biden administration wants to make it easier for gig workers

 to be full-time so Uber drivers and home health workers could qualify for benefits and better pay

The Labor Department announced a proposal making it easier for gig workers to be classified as employees.

That means they will be eligible for more benefits, more protections, and better pay. 

That proposal comes after years of pushback from gig work companies like Uber and Lyft.

A new announcement from Biden signals a big win for gig workers in the US

That's because the Labor Department announced a proposal on Thursday that would make it easier for millions of gig workers 

That's potentially game-changing for millions of workers, who include custodial workers, home healthcare aides, construction workers, and rideshare drivers, amongst others. 

 employees through their companies, instead of independent contractors, which they currently are.