Freelancers: Changing The Face Of The Job Market

Jan 15, 2015

Kansas City freelancers gathered at a portfolio showcase hosted by the Freelance Exchange of KC, a organization to support independent workers in the area.
Credit Freelance Exchange of KC

America's 53 million freelancers are their own bosses, but face not having health insurance and job security. Up to Date looks at the pros and cons of freelance work and organizations that provide support for independent workers. 


  • Greta Perel, Ph.D., freelance writer.
  • Julie Cortes, founder and president of the Freelance Exchange in Kansas City.
  • Dan Lavoie, director of strategy with the Freelancers Union in New York.