Policy Advocacy

There is an “I”
in Union

500,000+ members make
for a damn squeaky wheel

Freelancers Union is a nonprofit organization that serves freelancers across the U.S. We provide education, advocacy, and access to tools and benefits for independent workers regardless of industry or income level.

Policy Advocacy

For over 25 years we've worked to write new rules for the new workforce

Freelancers Union is a support system for all independent workers. Our mission is to promote the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services. We build novel solutions to support independent workers so they can be secure and thrive, no matter how they work.

Our Achievements

Freelancers Union fights for & has won protections for freelance workers



Help Us Continue Our Work

Your contribution is tax deductible and will support the 60 million workers pursuing a new American dream. Donate to Working Today, the nonprofit subsidiary of Freelancers Union.

Our Executive Director

Rafael Espinal

Rafael Espinal is a former New York City Councilmember and New York State Assemblymember. In 2020, Rafael became the Executive Director of the Freelancers Union after a long history of advocating for the rights of freelance workers.

Meet Rafael