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.

Videos | March 15, 2016

The Sharing Economy and the 21st Century Workforce

NELP’s Sarah Leberstein spoke at this year’s SXSW Conference, urging that workers in the “sharing economy” be treated fairly.

Commentary | March 7, 2016

Union-Busting. Now There’s an App for That.

You don’t need an app to see that Uber is guilty of old-fashioned union-busting, writes Rebecca Smith.

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