Chicago, IL – July 21: Today, about 20 freelance media workers gathered for a happy hour to learn more about the Freelance Isn’t Free law. This was the first in-person event hosted in Chicago by the Freelance Solidarity Project (FSP), the Digital Media division of NWU. Writers, editors, critics, fact-checkers, data reporters and production assistants […]
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Media Workers Plan “Freelance Isn’t Free” Campaign for IL
Freelance Isn’t Free is Coming to LA!
Los Angeles, June 28 – Yesterday the City Council Committee on Economic Development and Jobs voted unanimously to have the City Attorney draft an ordinance to make Freelance Isn’t Free the law in LA. The new law will take effect on July 1, 2023, giving the City time to fund staff and enforcement mechanisms, and will coincide with […]
We Won! Freelance Isn’t Free Passes in NYS!
On Friday, June 3, the “Freelance Isn’t Free” bill sponsored by Senator Andrew Gounardes and Assemblymember Harry Bronson passed both the Senate and the Assembly. The bill will move to the Governor’s desk, where it will await her signature to be signed into New York State law. Thousands of freelancers—both those living in New York, […]
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