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A Proposal for Congress: Let People Be Their Own Boss

A Proposal for Congress: Let People Be Their Own Boss

American workers are ditching traditional 9-to-5 jobs for more flexible hours, schedules, and positions. The pandemic has only accelerated this shift, especially among women. People are choosing to work as independent contractors either part-time or full-time. However, independent contracting is at risk from Congress and the Biden administration. Mike Hruby, President of New Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc., has a proposal to protect independent contracting by creating a federally-recognized classification for them. He joins us on this pop-up episode of She Thinks to explain his proposed bill, the Be My Own Boss Act. Tune in!--She Thinks is a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week, She Thinks host Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts. You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us. We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself. You can listen to the latest She Thinks episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most: Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day. Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community: Subscribe to IWF’s YouTube channel. Follow IWF on social media: - on Twitter- on Facebook- on Instagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues See for privacy and opt-out information.

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