The rights of independent journalists are under attack. In response, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Inc., today filed suit against the state of California in federal court to stop a new law from violating the Constitution and devastating the careers of freelance journalists such as writers and photographers. Good for the American Society
Congressman Malinowski’s vote for HR-2474 jeopardizes my ability to support my family. Working as an independent contractor is a choice I have made for my career. It gives me flexibility and choice while still allowing me to earn what I need to get by. Thank you Jessica Rozul for the educational article on TapInto.
AB 5 Is Such A Disaster In California, Pelosi And Congressional Democrats Push National Law To Destroy Gig Economy
Katy Grimes shares that California freelance journalists are losing jobs en masse because AB 5 also randomly limits freelance writers and photographers to 35 submissions annually per media outlet. Members of the entertainment industry are seeing jobs cancelled in droves. And even ADA protected industries such as court reporters, captioners, and sign language interpreters, a
In addition, the PRO Act curbs the freedom of employees to work independently through gig economy platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, and more traditional independent contractor roles like consulting, freelance writing and providing specialized construction services to multiple job sites. Clay Crownover thank for you for writing your opinion piece in the Tennessean.
Among its provisions, the PRO Act would negate right-to-work laws in 27 states that aim to protect workers from being forced to support a union to keep their job. These laws protect basic worker freedom and often drive higher personal income and economic growth. If it became law, the PRO Act would line the pockets
"I am disabled and unhirable for a regular job. Yet as an independent contractor specializing in unique things I have been able to work and survive in LA since 1983. #AB5 has me very, very worried. I literally have no clue how much longer I can survive," says Eddie from California. A big thanks to