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Freelancers Union has been advocating on independent workers' behalf since 1995, giving our members access to education, resources, community, benefits, and a political voice.

Freelancers Union's coronavirus response

COVID-19 Resources

Resources for accessing government relief and advocating for freelancers

Freelancers Relief Fund

Freelancers Union's fund to support freelancers impacted by COVID-19

Unemployment Benefits

State-by-state guide for freelancers applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

When freelancers come together, we win

Freelance Isn't Free

In 2017, Freelancers Union successfully campaigned for New York City’s landmark legislation against nonpayment.

A Political Voice

We produce extensive research that influences policy on behalf of 56.7 million freelancers across the United States.

Insurance

Enrollment for health insurance has reopened in response to COVID-19. Sign up for plans today.

It's the economy, smarty.

Freelancers aren’t just shaping the future of work, they are the backbone of the economy. More than one in three Americans freelanced last year, and in five years, the independent workforce grew by 7%.

Americans freelanced last year

hours Americans spend freelancing each week

contributed annually to the economy by freelancing

Meet your freelance community

SPARK Events

Meet on the first Wednesday of the month in cities across the country to network, workshop your business, and build your freelance community.

Community Blog

Make your voice heard and share your knowledge with your fellow freelancers by contributing to the #1 blog for freelancers. Or, read up and learn something new.

Freelancers Hub

New York City freelancers, join us for business workshops, legal and financial advice, networking, and more!

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