When the Check Isn’t in the Mail

Pressland Editors
Oct 11, 2019 · 8 min read

Late and missing payments upend lives and deplete the ranks of non-wealthy journalists. Is an organized response underway?

Holy Labor Law, Batman: For too many freelancers, pay windows range from 90 days to never.

By Tatiana Walk-Morris

Micco Caporale was not blindsided by the difficulties of freelance life. Growing up, her father did contract work for the sets of commercial and independent film projects. When business was good, he made financial decisions for the family…