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.

Commentary | June 29, 2016

A Better Way to Disrupt the Workplace

On-demand companies don’t have to sacrifice flexibility to treat their workers as employees, writes Rebecca Smith.

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.”

Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

Uber’s Car Leasing Program Turns Its Drivers Into Modern-Day Sharecroppers

Behind the shiny veneer of Uber’s technological innovation lies a time-tested business model: labor exploitation.

News Releases | April 22, 2016

On Uber Drivers Reaching $100 Million Settlement with Company

NELP calls on Uber to treat its drivers as employees.

Commentary | March 22, 2016

The Hill: Candidates, How Will You Turn ‘Gig’ Jobs Into Good Jobs?

Will we harness technology to improve working conditions for the many, or to enrich the few?

News Releases | March 18, 2016

12 Companies That Are Turning ‘Gig’ Jobs Into Good Jobs

These companies are showing that what’s good for workers is also good for business.

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