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.

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.

News Releases | April 22, 2016

On Uber Drivers Reaching $100 Million Settlement with Company

NELP calls on Uber to treat its drivers as employees.

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.

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.

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.

News Releases | September 9, 2015

Report: Transforming Gig Jobs Into Good Jobs

NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.

News Releases | July 15, 2015

NELP Commends U.S. Department of Labor’s Independent Contractor Misclassification Guidance

Most workers are employees under the Fair Labor Standard Act’s broad definitions, the guidance reiterates.

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