Here's why freelancers are fighting the bills aimed to help them

Here’s why freelancers are fighting the bills aimed to help them

Halley Bondy and daughter Robin, 2 Halley Bondy Halley Bondy loves being a freelance writer. And the 35-year-old journalist, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, earns more working for herself than she did as a full-time employee. Now, a proposal in New York state that could require companies to classify more of their freelancers as … Read more…

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Freelancers fight New Jersey bill that may crush their livelihood

Uber and Lyft drivers protest during a day-long strike outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Massachusetts, May 8, 2019. Brian Snyder | Reuters Freelancers, contractors and groups of independent business owners are going into overdrive in New Jersey to fight legislation on worker misclassification that they fear will devastate their businesses, in the wake of backlash … Read more…

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California’s new employment law is starting to crush freelancers

Uber and Lyft drivers protest during a day-long strike outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Massachusetts, May 8, 2019. Brian Snyder | Reuters Jeremiah LaBrash, 36, works as a tech programmer for a telecom by day and as a freelance cartoonist for media companies on his time off. Sometimes he brings in half of his annual … Read more…