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Call/email your reps without delay and ask them to vote NO on the federal version of #AB5. If you’re an independent contractor or hire independent contractors this is the federal version of the hell we aredealing with in California. Oppose #PROAct (H.R.2474) CONTACT YOUR REPS!
#PROAct is an anti-gig bill. It’s not #ForthePeople it hurts anyone who is freelance or works in the gig economy or hires independent contractors. So to everyone who pointed your finger and said “tHiS is wHaT yOu gEt for liVinG iN CaliFoRnia” now this nightmare is coming to you.
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Thread: Dear Independent Contractors in and out of California, I know some of you are having a difficult time joining forces with those of us on the right to fight #AB5 and #HR2474 #PROAct. And I get it.
When you believe that your opponent has a different set of core values than you do, it's tough to make that leap to work together. But I am here to make our case because #AB5 and #HR2474 #PROAct are so much bigger than left vs right. Let me explain.
In California, the right is practically gone. Non-existent. There is no way in hell that we can ever fight #AB5 and #HR2474 #PROAct because we are outnumbered in California. We're practically a one-party state. We can't get this done.
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Thread: I think the reason we do not see eye to eye with defenders of #AB5 is that most people associate the "gig economy" with Uber/Lyft/Doordash and nothing more. They don't understand or know the range of industries covered by independent contractors.
From drivers to cleaning crews, writers, musicians, wedding planners, photographers, videographers, composers, hairstylists, graphic designers, etc. IC's cover so many different types of industries outside of ridesharing.
I believe that @LorenaSGonzalez and the writers of the law knew this and were intentionally vague about it to garner support for it. All they scream is Uber Uber Uber is evil and have zero understanding or refuse to understand that there is a growing number of
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Gallup recently put the popularity of unions at 62 percent—a 15-year high. #1u #proact #hr2474
The @WSJ reported that 2018 was the biggest year for collective action in three decades. Teachers from West Virginia to Arizona. Google employees. Workers in every sector and every region are embracing the transformational power that comes from joining together in common cause.
@MIT found that half of non-union workers would vote to join a union today if given the chance. That’s more than 60 million Americans.
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