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The Gig Economy Goes Mainstream

As Freelancers Union Founder and Executive Director, Sara Horowitz is an innovator for tomorrow's workforce. You can catch up with her on Twitter at @Sara\_Horowitz. Hitting the front page…


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The State of the Independent Workforce

The gig-to-gig nature of freelance life can be hard on bank accounts. Drastic fluctuations in income makes budgeting nearly impossible. You know what makes this balancing act even harder? Clients…


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Disruptive News for the On-Demand Economy

Another day, another confirmation that the world of work is changing before our very eyes. If you’re looking for it, the change is clear. It’s in the way…


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Need more proof that the Era of Big Work is over? Here it is

For much of the past century, the Era of Big Work — the 40-hour workweek and its employer-provided benefits — were the foundation of our economy. That was then. Now, freelancing is…


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Freelancers who come together save together

When freelancers come together, we’ve got power -- in markets and in politics. That’s the driving force behind our new Freelancer Discounts program. It’s a place where…