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.

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 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.

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

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

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 | September 30, 2015

New York Times: Fair Wages for Uber Drivers

On-demand companies need to hone a business model that doesn’t rely on a cheap, unprotected workforce.

Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

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