Freelance Isn't Free Act

Information for Businesses: 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 the Law and Rules.

Brochure for Hiring Parties

Download Do You Hire Freelance Workers? Know NYC Law brochure (06/2017) in:

Model Contract

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Frequently Asked Questions

Download Freelance Isn't Free Act: Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 05/14/2018)

Press Releases and Reports Related to NYC's Freelance Isn't Free Act

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Questions?

Email us at freelancer@dcwp.nyc.gov