Governor Pritzker has signed the Freelance Worker Protection Act. Illinois establishes a new standard in labor law in the United States on the Freelance Isn’t Free model.
$275k judgment in a city suit on behalf of 41 unpaid workers makes an impressive case for protections the Freelance Worker Protection Act would bring to Illinois.
The National Writers Union publicizes its call for Governor Pritzker’s signature on the landmark Illinois Freelance Worker Protection Act.
In 2023, Freelance Isn’t Free has come to Illinois with the Freelance Worker Protection Act, HB1122. It matters for the whole country.
Highlighting the union’s role in the international cause for press protections and our collective voice on behalf of imprisoned journalists, particularly Mumia Abu-Jamal and Julian Assange.