Global Gig Economy - Meghan and Harry Hustle for Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not all gig economy workers are equal. Some, such as Meghan and Harry, have the distinct edge of access to a high-powered global network.    The Daily Mail captures how they have been hustling those who can give them assignments.

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Those Job Auditions - It's Come to This (Passport Admissions, $20 to $25 gig))

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The structure was a contract gig. They range from how to manage hypothetical situations to what is a perfect day like for the gig applicant. This kind of required audition for a relatively low-paying gig seems to require a comprehensive reimagining.

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Aging - The Real Baggage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, being in a location where the median age is higher can give you a better shot at full-time, part-time, and gig work. Leaving all you have known for decades is a tough decision. But, relocation will lower your fixed costs, along with maybe better weather.

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Media Financial Woes Will Worsen in 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And, according to Axios , 2020 will be even worse. The second reason for a grim 2020 is competition from Silicon Valley apps. During 2019, some estimates have it that 8,000 lost media jobs. For television, revenue declined 4%. For print, it was 20%. 

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Gig Workers - Lower Your Expectations of California's AB 5, For Now

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Business giants such as Uber using the gig-economy business model aren't going gently into the nightmare created by California AB 5. AB 5 becomes law in January 2020. Earlier it had ruled that gig workers can't unionize.

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The Gig Economy in Play - How Ubers's Head Lawyer Tony West Is Pushing to Keep It Operating in CA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's among the threats to Uber as well as myriad other businesses which use the gig economy model to gain a competitive advantage. Without the gig edge, the playing field in the manpower game would become more level. California is a trend-setter.

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Gig Economy Workers - Getting Paid, Options When That Doesn't Happen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right now, we gig economy workers represent 34% of the U.S. By 2020, that will be 43% - or almost half.   Gig Work & Its Discontents.   Those motivate gig workers to engage in class action litigation to be legally labeled as "employee."

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Distressed Uber - More Layoffs, Fight Against CA AB 5

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But Uber's more critical problem is that on January 1, 2020, California's AB 5 will become law. With a few exceptions, it mandates that gig employees be classified as employees. Uber is joining Lyft and DoorDash in a $30 million ballot initiative in 2020 to kill off the law.

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Language: "Impressive" Is Kiss of Death in Search for Work, Brands Those Doing the Hiriing as Inauthentic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It could be the hunt for a job, gig assignment, or clients for your business. Make it your business in your search for work in 2020 to interpret too much of that impressive messaging as a red flag that you have to review all aspects of the hunt.

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Freelance News Writers - Stay the Hell Out of California, After 1/1/2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

California AB - 5 was intended to help gig workers, not harm them. But, no one is optimistic the law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, will change for their benefit. Essentially it codified the landmark state supreme court 2018 decision "Dynamex."

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Joseph Kennedy III & MA U.S. Senate Race - Meanwhile, It's the Economy, Especially for Over-50

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Her signature was representing Uber gig workers in their legal battle to be classified as employees.  Senate race is critical in Election 2020. In addition, those developments could be the tipping points in a Democrat landslide in 2020.

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Joe Kennedy III Continues Doing a Hamlet

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, age is being factored in, although not usually explicitly, for Election 2020.  Her branding is as the lawyer for gig workers who sue businesses like Uber in order to be classified as employees. Should he run or should he not run for a U.S. Senate seat?

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The State of Remote Work: Key Trends for 2019-2020

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The gig economy and employee telecommuting tend to bring isolation for participants. Upwork data indicates that the frequency of freelancing has grown too over the past several years with nearly one-third of freelancers participating daily in the gig economy.

Broadening Purpose of Corporation Beyond Shareholder Value - Language of Capitalism Will Change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

that has been an issue in Election 2020. Business models such as Uber's, which leverage the use of gig workers who have no benefits, could be censured. Globally, traditional capitalism is being questioned - and attacked. Here in the U.S.

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The New Retirement - Emerging Versions Crafted By Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Betty White, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That will be a few years after the 2020 presidential election. In their place can be opening a business on one's own terms, less stressful full time or part time work, and gig assignments.  Now we know.

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Watch Shannon Run

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it's not unthinkable that Massachusetts could be the setting for a major upset in the 2020 race for what is currently Ed Markey's U.S. Over the years Liss-Riordan has built a powerhouse brandname as being the go-to lawyer for gig economy issues. These are strange times in American politics.  Senate seat. Combining his U.S. Senate and U.S. House experience, he has been representing his state for 43 years. 

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The New Retirement - Emerging Versions Crafted By Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Betty White, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That will be a few years after the 2020 presidential election. In their place can be opening a business on one's own terms, less stressful full time or part time work, and gig assignments.  Now we know. SCOTUS justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will remain working long enough to deny Donald Trump the opportunity to replace her with a conservative. At age 85, she announced that she plans to retire in five years. And, we can speculate, the craziness in politics will subside.

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