• Director Dispatches, Advocacy

Recently added volunteer dates – support our endorsed candidates

Freelancers Union has endorsed a slate of candidates whom we can count on to advocate for independent workers on a range of policy issues, from client nonpayment to unemployment protection. We need your help to get these candidates elected, especially in the morning and evening of election day: November 2. Can we count on you to volunteer? If you can’t make one of our volunteer opportunities, here are other ways to get involved: ** What**: Rally for Gillibrand for Senate ** When**: October 15, 12:30-2:30pm ** Where**: Corner of West 66th and Columbus Ave, Manhattan Senator Gillibrand's number one priority is to create jobs in New York, and she's committed to providing access to affordable health insurance to small businesses. Spend your lunch break supporting this freelancer ally. More information. ** What**: Phonebanking for DiNapoli for Comptroller ** When**: October 14-November 1, 5:00-8:30pm ** Where**: 1505 Kellum Place, Mineola Tom DiNapoli is poised to quantify the economic impact of independent workers in New York State as well as how the issue of nonpayment affects the broader economy. This information is vital to help us inform policymakers and the press about independent worker issues. Spend an hour or two in October to spread the word about this freelancer supporter. More information.