The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) has issued a statement supporting the position of FIT on relations between freelancers and translation companies.
For more details on FIT's position and role, review the FIT Position Paper on Relations Between Freelancers and Translation Companies here: https://wa1.fit-ift.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Freelancers_TCs_pospaper_exit.pdf.
FIT is seeking a dialogue with associations of translation companies at global and regional level with a view to arriving at a viable, mutually beneficial relationship between freelancers and translation companies. Given goodwill and substantial effort on both sides, this ought to be achievable. Ultimately, the goal is to attain a true partnership between freelancers and translation companies.