> Instead, the big companies continue to merge and consolidate their
> power, while the little guy gets screwed. In its present form, antitrust
> law protects big companies from us, not the other way around. This is
> why the IPA and other arts organizations support the Conyers Bill and
> other initiatives to give freelancers collective bargaining power.
> If nothing else, I hope this discussion has been enlightening for the
> rest of you on the listserv.
It certainly has reinforced my belief in the power of the little
guy to affect change only through lobbying....the bigger the lobby
the better. It seems to be the only thing that works at this point
in time. I don't particulary care for the process but that is the avenue
that is there.
> James A. Perkins, MS, MFA, CMI
> Assistant Professor of Medical Illustration
> College of Imaging Arts and Sciences
> Rochester Institute of Technology
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> 73 Lomb Memorial Drive
> Rochester, New York 14623
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> RIT fax: 585-475-6447
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