Advocacy

Oct 02, 2019

Last summer's testimony, this year's law

Erin Bagwell testified before New York City Council in hearings to extend NYC's Human Rights Law to protect freelancers from harassment.

Sep 27, 2019

The NWU's Freelance Solidarity Project is organizing now — join today!

The National Writers Union is proud to announce a division created specifically for freelance media workers, one that aims to build off our history while adapting to the conditions specific…

Sep 12, 2019

NYC extends anti-harassment and discrimination protections to freelancers

New York City Council voted to extend NYC's Human Rights Law under Int. 136, giving 1.3 million independent workers legal recourse against harassment.

Sep 10, 2019

The first Freelancing in NYC study shows that 1 in 3 NYC workers is freelancing

The first Freelancing in NYC study shows that one in three New Yorkers is freelancing, and driving the creative economy.