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Freelancers show their solidarity!

Thanks to everyone who told the world why they stand with freelancers.


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Freelancing and the racial divide

Studies suggest that there is a racial divide in freelancing, but the larger question is why?


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5 myths about starting a business - debunked!

When starting a business, you’ll likely encounter naysayers who will be quick to give you unsolicited advice. Here are 5 myths, debunked.


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A freelancer’s guide to hiring a lawyer

Too many freelancers avoid hiring a lawyer even when they need one. If you want your business to thrive, don't make that mistake.


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5 reasons why your business might be underachieving

Having a business is hard, but it's harder when it isn't where it should be. Here are 5 reasons you may be falling short.


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The unpredictable freelance life: expecting the unexpected

Preparing yourself ahead of time for an unexpected crisis can keep it from becoming too hot to handle.


Money & Taxes

Passing for young-ish: Aging in the workplace

I was passed over time and again by companies interested in hiring younger employees, paying them less, and managing them more easily. Here's what I did.


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Branding for freelancers: It’s not a dirty word

Branding starts by asking questions about who you are, what you do, and who you want to work with.


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Are you ready for the future of freelancing?

The more diverse your skill set, the more opportunities you'll have. Here's how to prepare for the future of freelancing.


Money & Taxes

Give. Me. Mah. Mo-NAYYYY.

There are a lot of benefits to being an independent worker. Chasing money isn't one of them.


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Don’t stop sharing what you know

Keep sharing what you know and you may be repaid tenfold.


How to make sure your freelance business is safe from a cyberattack

Learn from the recent cyberattack and take these steps to protect your business.


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Share your solidarity for a chance to win legal advice!

Show your solidarity with a picture of the new Freelancers Union App for a chance to win free legal advice!


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3 freelance writing defense strategies

It’s hard to get a writing gig—much less a full time writing job. But it's important to draw the line against unreasonable demands.


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Study: Freelancers say they’re happier since going independent

AND CO releases report uncovering the unique behaviors and motivations of the booming independent workforce.


Money & Taxes

Living and working abroad? Here’s what you need to know about filing your freelance taxes

Freelancing outside of the United States can be a wonderful experience but it is essential to know your tax obligations.


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How to leverage your past experience for a new position

Leverage your experience and proof points when you’re moving on to the next job.


Sara's dispatches

Your union has your back

The next labor movement starts with freelancers.


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Download the Freelancers Union app!

Download the Freelancers Union app to choose from a curated selection of lawyers who are committed to serving freelancers like you.