freelance laws

How U.S. Writers Can Fight AB5 and Save Independent Contractor Jobs

Fight to Save Independent Contractor Jobs. Makealivingwriting.com

Do new laws spell the end of independent contractor jobs in America — including our freelance-writing jobs?

This is the most frequently asked question I’ve had in the past few months, ever since California’s AB5 bill was passed, followed by similar proposed laws in other states.

If you’ve heard about new freelancer laws, but don’t know quite what’s going on — or wonder what you can do to protect your career and income — this post lays it out for you.

Quick version: New laws are coming online that place restrictions on who can freelance for what sort of company or organization. You need to understand what’s happening, so that you can thrive as a freelance writer.

I’ve got some action items that will help you move forward and stay in control of your freelance future. But first, let’s review what’s happened and why, so you understand the changes, and where your freelance writing biz fits into the picture.

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Freelance Contract Failures: Are You Flushing Writing Success Down the Drain?

How to avoid a freelance contract failure. Makealivingwriting.com.

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The 3 Natural Laws of Freelance Writing — Understand These to Earn More

In everything we undertake in life, some basic rules apply. Freelance writing is no exception. The freelance universe functions under certain principles, just like the big universe in which we live. I tend to think of these as natural laws …

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