Sen. Bam Aquino recently filed Senate Bill No. 351 known as The Freelancers Protection Act. This bill comes at just the right time when many are taking advantage of mobile technology to open up more life choices for themselves through freelancing.
The Growing Freelancing Profession
Freelancing has grown considerably in recent years because of the advantages it poses and the freedom it gives people to pursue passions and a work lifestyle other than a desk job. On Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk) alone, there are about 1.4 million Filipino freelancers.