of U.S. contingent workers
were eligible for employer-sponsored pension or retirement plans in 2017 — about half the rate of workers in more traditional arrangements
Source:Pew Charitable Trusts
Contingent workers are those who do not expect their jobs to last or who reported that their jobs are temporary. This is about half the rate for workers in more traditional and permanent employment arrangements, among whom about 47.6 percent were eligible for employer-sponsored retirement plans.