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Freelancers Union

COVID-19 Member Survey

As shutdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19 take place across the U.S., independent workers face the greatest threat to their livelihoods in modern history. Freelancers Union is here to help. Through our nonprofit entity Working Today, we're establishing the Freelancers Relief Fund to support freelancers impacted by the pandemic.

We want to hear from you. Let us know how COVID-19 is impacting your work and life. Your responses will help us guide and target our relief efforts and advocacy.

Your answers will remain completely confidential — please feel free to contact us at advocacy@freelancersunion.org if you have any questions.



1. How has your work been impacted by COVID-19? (Check all that apply.) *This question is required.
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Approximately how much income have you lost as a result of COVID-19? *This question is required.
2. Do you expect to lose income in the coming weeks as a result of COVID-19? *This question is required.
4. Could you do your work as usual should you be required to self-quarantine for an extended period of time? *This question is required.
5. What policies would be most helpful to sustaining your freelance life and work during the coronavirus pandemic? *This question is required.
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Paid sick leave for freelancers
Paid family leave to care for loved ones
Unemployment insurance for freelancers
No-interest business loans for freelancers
Deferred tax payments for freelancers
Food and housing assistance programs for freelancers