Commentary | February 27, 2017

Little Financial Security in ‘Gig Economy’ Benefits Plan

A meager 2.5% benefits contribution hardly makes up for what’s lost when workers give up employee status.

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.

Commentary | October 31, 2016

Voters Want Government to Act Against Mischaracterization of Employees

Only 3 in 10 voters say they trust employers to treat their workers fairly.

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.

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.

Commentary | September 19, 2016

Uber Should Finally Admit It Has Employees

Two federal lawsuits and an NLRB claim filed by the NY Taxi Workers Alliance may finally force Uber’s hand,

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

Commentary | August 10, 2016

Uber Drivers Shouldn’t Be Left Behind in the Fight For $15

Let’s make sure this new sector of low-wage workers benefits from the success of the $15 movement.

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