Republicans Must Fight for Freelancers in 2022

Republican candidates can win in November if they prioritize important issues. Chief among them are supporting the freelance economy and opposing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. 

The GOP can appeal to disaffected independents and Democrats who feel voiceless without moderating their conservative beliefs. Here in Virginia, freelancers and their allies, alike, are making their voices heard by opposing bad bills

If Republicans want to win, they should join the fight for freelancers now.  

The Current Status of Freelancing in America

Freelancing is pro-family, pro-freedom, pro-free market— the very essence of conservatism. 

Men and women who freelance better prioritize their family and business needs. Freedom and flexibility draw participants in. And we, self-described champions of liberty, can extol these values.  

59 million Americans (36 percent of the workforce) are flexible workers, either full-time or part-time. Contrast that with unionized workers who only comprise 10.8 percent of the U.S. workforce. 

There are more unincorporated self-employed individuals today. 500,000 workers joined their ranks, bringing the total to 9.44 million. 

Despite the fears associated with “The Great Resignation”—a phenomenon described as mass resignation from the workforce— there is a silver lining: 10 million may soon enter the freelance economy.  

Decentralization of the workplace is inevitable. And

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