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Legal Issues for Freelancers

November 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Zoom Webinar

In recent years, freelancing has gained popularity within the arts industry. And while the freelance market allows for increased job flexibility and variety, it also presents new challenges for artists to navigate. This class discusses the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, the statewide pay transparency law, and some Copyright basics, as well as practical issues to keep in mind when entering into a contract. Join us to learn more about your rights as a freelancer in New York City’s dynamic arts landscape.

Instructors: VLA Legal Externs

Membership Discount Code: For members, please contact registrations@vlany.org to receive your discount code, which will allow you to view and purchase the ticket.

$5 Students and Artists Over Sixty
$10 VLA Members (Artists and Attorneys)
$15 General Admission

Please note you are not registered until full payment is received.

Webinar Access and Recording: Participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access. Please note that this is a live webinar. We are unable to distribute a recording of this presentation if you cannot attend. To view VLA’s library of on-demand videos, click here.


November 30, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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NY United States


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