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.

News Releases | September 9, 2015

Report: Transforming Gig Jobs Into Good Jobs

NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.

News Releases | August 27, 2015

NELP Applauds NLRB Joint-Employer Decision

The NLRB has appropriately found that Browning-Ferris Industries is a ‘joint employer’— together with its staffing company Leadpoint.

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