California Senate Majority Leader Ellen M.
New York A. 6698 would empower the state Department of Labor to get involved in contractual matters between private independent contractors and their clients. It could allow the state agency to make decisions on the amount and terms of respondent incentives for participation in specialized marketing research studies.
Legislators Target Independent Contractors and Firms That Hire Them - A Threat to the MR Industry and Research Practices
contractors play an important role in survey and opinion research, whether as field ethnographers, focus group moderators, or general research consultants.