We are now firmly in the era of words and symbols. Not surprising since more and people through FaceBook, Twitter, etc. do more talking and less doing. Words speak louder than actions now.
One approach to boosting employment is to de-regulate the employer/employee relationship, and/or relax the Independent Contractor rules.
The employer/employee relationship is a ticking time-bomb for the employer. Employers do all they can to avoid establishing the relationship. Outsourcing, install technology, independent contractors, etc.
Let’s say that Weiner had been an employee at a private company, and he “sexted” another employee. Can you imagine the potential liability for the employer!