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Do you think agencies are hiring a larger percentage of freelancers to bypass their promises of improved parental leave, which are only available to full-time staff?

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Aren’t agencies actually using freelancers because of increased project-based work though?

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Agencies use freelancers so they don’t have to pay for benefits/pay unemployment when they cut staff

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Well, yes, in some sketchy cases, of course. But project-based work means project-based staff requirements as you scale up and down at the last minute as needed.

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