News Releases | February 26, 2018

NLRB Vacates ‘Hy-Brand’ Decision, Leaving Stronger Joint-Employer Standard Intact

For now, the NLRB’s ‘Browning-Ferris’ decision outlining a stronger joint-employment standard stands.

News Releases | December 15, 2017

On NLRB’s Reversal of Browning-Ferris ‘Joint Employer’ Ruling

Here’s yet another example of the Trump administration favoring corporations over working people.

News Releases | July 27, 2017

On House Republicans’ Bill to Take Away ‘Joint Employment’ Legal Protections from Outsourced Workers

Companies that call the shots at a workplace should be accountable for how the workers there are treated.

News Releases | June 7, 2017

On Labor Department Rescinding Guidance on Joint Employment and Misclassification

This symbolic move doesn’t change the law nor anyone’s rights or responsibilities under the law.

News Releases | February 1, 2017

Roosevelt Institute, NELP Release Report on 21st Century Worker Benefits

Key principles for a broad public-private system of social benefits that is universal, portable, and flexible for all workers.

News Releases | December 8, 2016

NELP Raises Serious Concerns Over Fast-Food CEO’s Nomination for Labor Secretary

It’s hard to think of anyone less suited for the job of lifting up America’s forgotten workers than Andrew Puzder.

News Releases | October 27, 2016

On the Passage of New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act

The new law provides important fair-pay rights to workers engaged as independent contractors in New York City.

News Releases | October 25, 2016

Poll: Voters See ‘Contracting Out’ as Serious Problem for America’s Workers and Economy

The growth of low-road subcontracting has helped drive down wages and working conditions.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

NELP Commends USDOL Guidance on Independent Contractor Joint Employment

The guidance makes clear that employers, regardless of their business structures, must abide by our nation’s baseline labor protections.

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