First and foremost, we are a union, part of the Pacific Media Workers Guild. Our parent union, The Newspaper Guild is 22,000 strong, and represents media workers across the country. Joining us adds your voice to the struggle for better pay, better working conditions, and social justice for all.

When you join, you’ll be eligible for an array of benefits including:

Click here to download a membership application.

Email completed form (and see payment options below) to:


Send completed form (with a check, unless you've selected another other payment option below) to:

         Freelancers Guild
         2855 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 310, Berkeley, CA 94705

You can pay your dues and initiation fee one of three ways:

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Beginning June 1, 2016, all new members will be required to sign up for the auto payment option.

  1. Send a check with your application
  2. Download, sign and send this ACH auto payment form with a check for the initiation fee
  3. Use the paypal link.
Guild Freelancers Dues: