NY freelancers have a new law on their side

Aaron Schrank May 17, 2017
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NY freelancers have a new law on their side

Aaron Schrank May 17, 2017
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New York freelancers who have trouble getting paid on time, or sometimes at all, have a new law on their side. The “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act went into effect this week. It’s the first law in the country to protect independent contractors from getting stiffed.

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