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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

Freelancers Union is thrilled to announce that as of March 2, Rafael Espinal will be our next Executive Director!

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Freelance Isn't Free

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

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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.

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