Fight For Freelancers NJ, a group of creative freelancers, launched a video series promoting their #IRSnotABC campaign. The Coalition applauds these freelancers for their persuasive campaign opposing an expanded application of an “ABC” test to determine an individual’s status and, instead, supporting the IRS “common-law” test, as we do.
The Trump Administration issued a Statement of Administration Policy on February 5, 2020, announcing that the President’s advisors would recommend that he veto the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”), H.R. 2474.
Freelancers from California, New Jersey and New York wrote a letter to Democratic National Committee Chairman, and former Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez in opposition to states adopting an “ABC” test to determine whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor.
The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs applauds the U.S. Department of Labor’s issuance of new regulations that clarify joint-employer status for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
The medical ethics phrase “first do no harm” is also applicable to public policy. It is an ethical consideration to be taken seriously by any state contemplating the adoption of an “ABC” test for determining worker status.