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Uber headquarters, located at 1455 Market St. in San Francisco, CA.Uber headquarters, located at 1455 Market St. in San Francisco, CA. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

Current labor laws and safety nets for workers were developed in a different era and more protections are needed for the growing number of independent workers in the gig economy, a prominent economist said Thursday on Capitol Hill.

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