The benefits we need for the lives we want

Jun 24, 2014

At our core, Freelancers Union helps people lead more meaningful, sustainable lives. That’s why today we’re launching our new National Benefits Platform.

The National Benefits Platform will enable freelancers across the country to access a suite of curated, freelancer-focused benefits, including:

  • 401(k) plans
  • Health insurance
  • Dental plans
  • Disability insurance
  • Term life insurance
  • Liability insurance
  • ...and more benefits to come

See what’s available in your ZIP code.

We’re all are searching for a life that is more meaningful, more independent, and more connected. The National Benefits Platform will help the country’s 42 million independent workers get the security and stability they need to live the lives they want.

When you don’t have to worry about the basics like benefits and security, you’re freed up to pursue the flexibility and fulfillment of the freelance life. Whether it’s planning for retirement, protecting your freelance business, or making sure you’ve got health insurance that works for you, the National Benefits Platform can help. (We will have curated health insurance plans available in all 50 states in time for this Fall’s national open enrollment period.)

Our new platform is a key part of the emerging economic infrastructure powering the new workforce.

That’s why we’re partnering with some of the country’s leading organizations and companies who serve the new workforce to bring benefits to their members, too. Our partners -- like Elance-oDesk, Lyft, American Federation of Teachers, General Assembly,, and B Lab -- are building the new economy’s infrastructure alongside our members. (Do you know a group that could be served by our National Benefits Platform? Tell us here.)

This is the next step for the next economy -- built by and for the independent workforce.

**The benefits you need are just a click away. **Search to see what’s available to you.

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(Read the press announcement here.)

Sara Horowitz

As the founder of Freelancers Union, Sara has been a voice for freelancers for over two decades.