PayMeNYC

Month: February 2020

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Everything You NEED to Know

Let’s face it: New Yorkers are some of the hardest working people in the world. And all New Yorkers, including freelancers, should be paid for their good work. But payment, alone, isn’t enough. Freelancers should be paid timely and in full, just like everyone else. That’s why New York City passed a law called the …

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Why you won’t be blacklisted for pursuing your freelance payment rights

Many freelancers are afraid of being blacklisted if they speak up about their unpaid invoices. Never fear! The Freelance Isn’t Free Act (“FIFA”) contains broad anti-blacklisting provisions that penalize hiring parties from punishing you for asserting non-payment claims. Specifically, FIFA makes it illegal to “threaten, intimidate, discipline, harass, deny a work opportunity to or discriminate” …

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