New Ideas in Marketing
Essential news for marketers, summarised by YouGov

California’s AB5 legislation requires companies to classify freelancers as employees after 35 assignments.

Contently’s recent survey has revealed that the majority of creative freelancers (90%) oppose the cap set by AB5 law on the number of freelance submissions. 87% of the respondents say that they believe that lawmakers do have insufficient understanding about freelancing to regulate it.

While 82% of freelancers oppose any cap on freelance submissions, 10% of them believe that the submission cap of 35 is very low. The survey has also revealed that 75% of the freelancers prefer freelancing over a full-time job.

The survey further states that 78% of freelancers say that there are other more critical issues that regulators need to address. These include affordable legal remedies for non-payments and health care options for freelancers.

Read the original article

[3 minute read]

Related Content