Member Benefit: Working Today Freelancer Union

Category: Insurance — Health, Life, Disability

Product/Service Description

Working Today’s Freelancers Union brings independent workers — consultants, freelancers, temps, part-timers and the self-employed — together for access to basic benefits and protections while presenting a unified message to policymakers on the state of the independent workforce.

Freelancers Union offers a choice of three comprehensive group-rate health insurance plans through HIP Health Plan of New York. The plans include coverage for doctor and specialist visits, prescription drugs and preventative dental care. Additionally, Freelancers Union Premium Members can access dental, life and disability insurance through Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, discounts on a range of services (including YMCA membership and office supplies from Staples) as well as opportunities to participate in advocacy campaigns for independent workers.

To become a Freelancers Union member and enroll in benefits, visit, call (800) 856-9981 or email

Member Benefit

If you are a freelance photographer, you qualify for membership in the Freelancers Union, which may get you the insurance coverage you cannot get any other way.