No one is more passionate about the rights of independent workers than iPSE-U.S. founder and president, Carl Camden! Listen as he discusses equal benefits of the 60 million independent American worker with veteran broadcast journalist Chuck Ashman.
Yillah Rosenfeld, a graphic designer who does contract work for USAID, doesn’t believe enough attention is being given to independent contractors – but WE are here at iPSE-U.S.! We’re lobbying for the rights of iWs to cover issues just like this one!
Senators Warner and Coons are introducing the Lifelong Learning and Training Account Act, a tax-preferred savings account with a government match to help workers (including the self-employed) retrain or upskill throughout their careers.
Yes, please! Uber, Lyft, and Postmates are asking the SEC to amend Rule 701 and allow independent contractors to be paid in company shares. With Uber set to go public in 2019, we’ll be watching this one closely.
Four Democrats in U.S. House of Representatives release new report: The Future of Work, Wages, and Labor
Despite its forward-looking title, the report is deeply entrenched in traditional employment models. (It does mention a recommendation to explore portable benefits … in the “supplemental menu” at the report’s end.)