Sara Horowitz Wants the Feds to Stop Shortchanging Freelancers

Horowitz at Freelancers Union's headquarters in New York Photograph by Andrew Quilty/The New York Times via Redux

Sara Horowitz founded Freelancers Union in 1995 to bring independent workers together. The group now counts more than 220,000 members, and Horowitz has a voice that reaches business and government leaders: In December she joined the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a director to represent public interests. We recently sat down with Horowitz at her office in Brooklyn, N.Y. Here are edited excerpts of our talk.

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