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Unprotected: Freelancing in Portland Lacks Safeguards From Workplace Discrimination

3.2.16

The article, “Unprotected: Freelancing in Portland Lacks Safeguards From Workplace Discrimination,” featured in Willamette Week on March 2, 2016, discussed how freelancers and contract workers who make up as much as a third of American workforce don't get the same protections as employees.

"Here's the rub: Technically, the employment laws only cover employees," said Clarence, noting that in a case like Luu's, freelancers can be considered employees and protected by employment law "if the majority of what they sell is from one company."

To read the full article, please visit Willamette Week.

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