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"With independent contractors, it’s kind of nice because they do feel like they’re working for themselves and you’re not Big Brother." Tom Melms, owner.
Right, I'm sure they love paying double social security taxes, having no unemployment insurance, no workers compensation or benefits.
America's vaunted Job Creators love turning employees into independent contractors. The feds have cracked down on this practice, for instance the employer can't require an i.c. to be at a particular location at set times. Apparently Badger Cab has slipped through the legal cracks.
Maybe there is another side to this story.