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Less jobs with benefits (independent contractors positions do not always come with medical insurance or pension plans).
They never do - or you are an employee, not a contractor.

And yes, the medical side of this loss of benefits is a big negative - and makes being a contractor impossible for those with pre-existing conditions or serious health issues. I find the retirement side of it - as I noted above - a big positive change, as you can save so much more as a contractor than an employee.
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