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Will This California Law End Freelance Work?

AB 5 is meant to penalize abusive employers like Uber, but it could affect many part-time workers — especially women and people of color.

Pace yourself: California has put a cap on freelance output per publication. The magic number: 35 pieces.

By Rebecca Bodenheimer

Freelance writer Vanessa McGrady is very worried about AB 5, a California bill recently signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom that will take effect in less than two months. Intended to punish…

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