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. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
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Sara Horowitz, founder of the Freelancers Union and author of "The Freelancer's Bible," shares tips and tricks for getting work, getting by and budgeting on an independent contractor's salary.