On November 18, 2019, California's Liberal-Dominated Legislature passed the nation's most anti-independent contractor state law to date. Read the text of this law to see how restrictive this law is, and see why it has put so many individuals out of work.
On September 14 the Wall Street Journal published New Jobs' Letter to the Editor. NJFM's President Mike Hruby responded to the WSJ's War on Gigs editorial, pointing out that Mass law is the prototype for this harmful California law.
The Wall Street Journal published a scathing editorial condemning California's legislative effort to ban "gig work," which is simply voluntary self-employment contracted online. Click to see the WSJ editorial.
In Massachusetts, higher taxes are always on the table. The Boston Globe featured a Yes/No debate on local option sales taxes and asked New Jobs' President Mike Hruby for the "No!" position. Click to read the article.
WSJ: In a closely watched lawsuit affecting the gig economy, 385,000 drivers for Uber in California and Massachusetts have tentatively agreed to a settlement with Uber. While payments will vary with service, the average payment comes to....
The IRS's 11-Point Balancing Test for Judging True Self-Employment
January 26, 2016
New Jobs publishes a graphic describing the eleven balancing tests used by the IRS and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. These tests distinguish between employees and the voluntarily self-employed.