NYC Loves Freelance Workers

The City of New York recently passed an interesting law to protect freelance workers. Titled “The Freelance Isn’t Free Act” the law efforts to protect freelancers and those working from home from being cheated out of their pay. The bill requires that a written contract be created for work billed at $800 or more and … Read more

I Was a NYC Teacher. Will I Go to Jail Because the City Overpaid Me? – June

“Dear Steve, I worked as a NYC teacher. I was injured 6 years ago flling down the stairs. It was a line-of-duty accident, not subject to worker’s compensation laws. The departments doctor found me disabled, but did not make a final determination until 7 months later. They kept paying my salary. Then the doctor said … Read more