Blog | May 18, 2018

How Two Court Decisions Could Mean Gig Is Up for Many Companies that Call Their Workers Independent Contractors

It seems the gig is up for many companies that call their workers independent contractors.

Blog | April 13, 2018

1099’s and W-2’s: If Your Boss Broke the Law, it Might Make Your Taxes Higher

The tax burden may come as a huge shock to workers filing as independent contractors for the first time.

Blog | June 9, 2017

Trump DOL Signals Rollbacks When Nobody is Watching

President Trump’s promise to put America’s workers first has proven illusory.

Blog | October 27, 2016

Barely Getting By: How One Boston Worker Suffered When His Employer “Contracted Out”

A Boston janitor’s story reveals how contracting out can harm America’s workers.

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

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