Found this great interview with Michael Moore on Good Morning America, who is continuing promotion on his new documentary, “Capitalizm: A Love Story”. Notice the end of the interview when he brings up the topic of freelancers being used at ABC.
Freelancers, or what we in the broadcast industry call “Daily Hires” are not really employees. “Daily Hires” work without benefits and only work on a contractual basis. It’s an easy way for companies to save money at the expense of their employees.
Moore continues to call out corporations who do business unethically. In ABC’s case, it’s an embarrassing shot across the bow.