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Flex CEO Kristin Sharp Testifies Before the U.S. House Education & Workforce Subcommittee on Strengthening Independent Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 11th, 2024 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, app-based platform association Flex’s CEO, Kristin Sharp, reiterated how innovative policy initiatives like portable benefits programs can strengthen independent work. In testimony before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Sharp discussed the importance of maintaining the flexibility of independent work–including for those who choose to earn on […]

App-Based Industry Contributes Over $212 Billion Annually to the U.S. Economy and Spurs $32 Billion Boost for Local Businesses, New Study Finds

Landmark study—using for the first time aggregated data from leading app-based rideshare and delivery platform companies—reveals powerful economic impact nationally and at the state level WASHINGTON – The app-based rideshare and delivery industry contributes over $212 billion annually to the U.S. economy and offers flexible earning opportunities to more than 7.3 million app-based workers, according […]