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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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Democrat Bill Would End Flexible Work, Force Every American Into The Same Old 9-5

The biggest costs of the PRO Act won’t be borne by employers and businesses. It will be the workers who have less freedom and flexibility…

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Gig Economy Bans Would Put Freelance Writers Like Me Out Of Business

Vox Media announced they will be cutting hundreds of freelance writers to prepare for Assembly Bill 5 to go into effect in California at the…

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