Freelance Workers

The Freelance Isn't Free Act (Local Law 140 of 2016) establishes and enhances protections for freelance workers, specifically: the right to a written contract, the right to be paid timely and in full, and the right to be free of retaliation. Download a copy of Local Law 140 of 2016

The Office of Labor Policy and Standards will be offering two webinars on June 15, 2017 to inform freelance workers and hiring parties on their rights and responsibilities.
  • June 15, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.: Webinar for hiring parties. Register here.
  • June 15, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Webinar for freelance workers. Register here.

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Note: Protecting NYC's Freelance Workers brochure will soon be available in additional languages.





Questions? Email us at freelancer@dca.nyc.gov