From San Francisco Chronicle - By Carolyn Said
“We are the originators of the gig economy,” said Jordan Bromley, a music industry lawyer who is a board member of the new Music Artists Coalition, backed by industry figures Dave Matthews, Don Henley, Anderson .Paak, Maren Morris, Meghan Trainor, Shane McAnally and others. The group has joined with the Recording Industry Association of America, American Association of Independent Music, the Recording Academy, Independent Music Professionals United and others to negotiate with labor on a way to make AB5 work for the industry.
“We’ve built an industry based on everyone figuring out a way to work independently and entrepreneurially,” Bromley said. “AB5 attempts to define the roles of employer versus employees where frankly sometimes it’s impossible.”
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