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New Jobs America , advocates for rapid growth in new jobs.


We educate freelance workers and freelance supporters on changes to policy  


We propose legislature and changes to legislature that protect the rights of freelance workers.


We engage the legal system in hope of protecting freelancers' right to work


We organize freelancers to take action in their communities


New Jobs America advocates for freedom for individuals to choose to be their own boss, in federal and state law. New Jobs writes and promotes federal legislation allowing individuals to classify themselves as self-employed. 


As a non-profit, New Jobs researches and publishes original analyses measuring important factors that stimulate rapid job growth. NJA was founded in 2011 in Massachusetts, home of the current version of the ABC Test that restricts self-employment.

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Mike Hruby

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Mike Hruby is President of New Jobs America. He advocates for removing federal and state laws harming job growth and self-employment.


Mike’s been an employer of over 50 professionals, an employee for more than 20 bosses, a 1099 worker, and a client of over 70 freelancers.


He founded and owned a consulting firm that conducted over 500 projects finding new markets for technical products made by large- and mid-sized manufacturing firms.  His first job was delivering newspapers at age 7, as an independent contractor.


He’s the son of three generations of professional performing musicians, all self-employed.  He has degrees in operations research and history.

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"Alllllright, #SelfEmployed, let's get this place cranking! I'm playing Dolly's theme on my desktop. Join me—let's convince several distracted SCOTUS judicial minds that we 60 million #freelancers LOVE what we do, and we love how much BETTER it is for us."

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