News Releases | January 9, 2024

On the U.S. Department of Labor’s Rule on How it Determines Independent Contractor or Employee Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act

NELP commends the U.S. Labor Department’s new rule, which reinforces the breadth of employee coverage under the Fair Labor Standards(…)

News Releases | November 15, 2023

Poll: New York Voters Support Workers’ Demands for Full Employment Rights and Corporate Accountability

Voters overwhelmingly support requiring app-based companies to pay into social safety net programs.

News Releases | October 27, 2023

On the NLRB’s Updated Joint Employer Rule

Washington, DC – Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, president and CEO of the National Employment Law Project, on(…)

News Releases | May 25, 2023

NELP Urges Caution on Portable Benefits Pilot Program Legislation

Such programs must promote worker mobility and strengthen economic security and not weaken existing labor rights.

News Releases | October 11, 2022

NELP Applauds DOL’s Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL has taken a significant step forward in ensuring all people who work for someone else have access to(…)

News Releases | October 27, 2021

New Report Reveals App-Based Workers’ Anxieties, Frustrations, and Desire for Good Jobs

We highlight findings from 20 research studies documenting the experiences of workers struggling to make a living on the apps. 

News Releases | August 20, 2021

Report: Big Tech’s Use of Temp Labor Is Hurting Workers and Jobs

But temps in tech are organizing to build power and raise labor standards.

News Releases | May 5, 2021

NELP Welcomes DOL’s Withdrawal of Harmful Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL rejected gig companies’ false message that workers would somehow benefit from being left out of fundamental employment protections.

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