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.

Commentary | March 4, 2016

Quartz: Most Benefits of the Gig Economy Are Completely Imaginary

The on-demand economy is starting to show some cracks, writes Rebecca Smith.

News Releases | February 16, 2016

On Uber and Lyft Drivers’ Protest at New York City Hall

Drivers are protesting a unilateral 15 percent slashing of driver fares by Uber and Lyft.

Commentary | February 2, 2016

Newsweek: Uber’s Labor Relations Is Driving It Into a Ditch

Uber wants an uneven playing field where it’s exempted from the rules that apply to most employers, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

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.

Commentary | January 7, 2016

Quartz: On-Demand Workers’ Right to Organize: Seattle 1, Uber 0

Seattle has passed a law allowing for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with the companies they work for.

Commentary | December 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Gig Economy Workers Deserve Better

On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.

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