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An Open Letter to Senators Kelly, King, Manchin, Sinema and Warner

Today, Fight For Freelancers USA sent this open letter to Senators Mark Kelly, Angus King, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Warner. “Thank you for being reasonable, moderate voices in the U.S. Senate. We need more lawmakers like you who understand that freedom of choice applies to working styles as much as to anything else. We value your support and recognize that as long as you withhold co-sponsorship of the PRO Act, you are standing up in support of Americans like us.”

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) acknowledges “independent contractors are not all the same”

As reported in The Washington Post: “We know that independent contractors are not all the same — some are misclassified or would prefer to be treated as full-time employees, while others genuinely prefer to be independent contractors and use this kind of work to supplement other employment,” Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) said in a statement. “My position has simply been that a one-size-fits-all model that locks you into benefits with one employer might not work for everyone and, frankly, doesn’t work all that well right now for people that want to either try something new or start their own business. We should be testing different strategies at the local level and uncovering what works best for workers long-term.” … Read more …