New bills could hinder freelancers’ work in 2020

Lawmakers in several states have introduced — and in some cases, already approved — legislation that could restrict the way freelance writers operate next year. In California, Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) restricts employers from classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees under certain conditions. Approved by Gov. Gavin Newsom in September, it goes … Continue reading New bills could hinder freelancers’ work in 2020