The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs released a report on the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (“FIFA”) that found the following:
- 61% of people making claims under FIFA recovered payment within 91 days.
- The average person recovered $2,039.
- An estimated 150,000 freelancers in New York City experience late payments or no payments annually.
- 72% of people making claims worked in the arts and entertainment industries.
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