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No One Is Actually Sure If The 'Sharing Economy' Even Exists
This is a new era of work! Maybe. Possibly? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The On-Demand Economy: Creating Bad Gigs or Good Jobs?
Special Adviser, Union Privilege
The gig economy is here to stay, and for many of us this means more convenience. But as consumers, we need to decide where we stand when it comes to workers' rights.
Freelancers, Children of a Lesser God
Maria Grazia Pozzi
Translation and localization professional; court expert-witness
There is a fundamental contradiction between the constant call for flexibility in the labor market and the fiscal structure to support it, as if this policy trend continues we, in Italy, will be shortly witnessing a further evolution that will generate a new category: the "Vanishing iPros."
What Freelancers Can Learn From "Magic Schlepping Circles"
Founder, Freelancers Union
Just as observant Jews created a domain that made sabbath work for them, freelancers are creating a domain within the current economy that's all their own.
Social Entrepreneurship Soars as a Career Choice: Finding meaning in work and life
David C. Hodgson
Co-founder and board chairman of Echoing Green and managing di...
Social entrepreneurs are holistic thinkers who want to dissolve the walls that have traditionally separated government, business and the nonprofit sector. They believe an integrated approach -- which is core to social entrepreneurial methodology -- has the best chance of success.
World's Longest Invoice: Freelancers Union Kicks Off Campaign To Highlight Unpaid Work
At press time, the invoice had climbed to over $8.6 million in unpaid work, ranging from a slew of professions including
Hearts on Fire
: Lighting the Spark for Social Change
Recovering diplomat, advocate, strategist. Working in the US &...
Does all of this work to create change, or support organizations and people that do this work, really make a dent in the problems we collectively face?
Hearts on Fire
helps to address this question.
Why America's 42 Million Freelancers Need Help
When full-time jobs go away, so does the safety net that helps so many Americans survive dire economic times. The lack of
Why Us? How the Commuter Tax Chips Away at the Self-Sufficient Self-Employed
Freelance Journalist, Author
What makes state legislators -- along with hapless mayoral candidate Bill Thompson -- think we're the perfect source of revenue to close the MTA budget gap?
Union Maid: The Founder Of The Freelancer's Union
The Freelancers Union is focusing on expanding nationally by recruiting in freelancer-heavy cities from coast to coast, including
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