Freelancing Legislative Update: Understanding the PRO Act

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Freelancing Legislative Update: Understanding the PRO Act

The House of Representatives passed new legislation February 7th that will go to the Senate for approval if it can get out of committee. The legislation is called the PRO Act (Protecting the Right to Organize). It proposes to amend the Taft-Hartley Act that passed in 1947 that allowed states to opt out of contractor […]

The Story of CWIP’s Roots from First CWIP President Roz Beitler

On the Centennial of the 19th Amendment, it is timely to celebrate a women’s organization that might be compared to, “The Little Engine That Could.” Founded in 1972 and still going strong, Chicago Women in Publishing’s roots defy all expectations of it being so successful.   Its origin began when several female editors at Playboy Magazine wanted to survey […]

Imposter Syndrome in the Editing Field

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Guest Blog Author, Guest Blog Post

Do you suffer from imposter syndrome? Imposter syndrome is the condition when people feel like none of their qualifications or accomplishments are good enough, no matter how good they may actually be. It affects everyone, but it especially affects women, and it particularly affects freelance editors. I was thinking about why this is. For me […]

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