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In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.

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Chuck Schumer Just Declared War On Your Ability To Design Your Own Job

As House Democrats’ anti-freelancer bill moves to the Senate, it has attained the endorsement of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

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Democrats To Gig Workers: Work Our Way Or Lose Your Jobs

If Democrat representatives in the House have their way, many Americans will be out of jobs they created for themselves, on their own terms.

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Gig Workers Fight The Unions Trying To Take Away Their Self-Designed Jobs

No longer able to force employees to unionize, the AFL-CIO is trying to force contract workers into employment. But freelancers are fighting back.

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Freelancers And Gig Workers Don’t Need Lawmakers To Help Them Out Of A Job

Unable to think of a new way forward, state lawmakers are relying on past solutions to improve the gig economy — and this will only…

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