Blog | December 31, 2019

A New California Law Signals a New Beginning for Contract Workers

AB5 is a landmark victory for workers who organized to restore fundamental labor rights.

Blog | December 5, 2019

Uber’s Dangerous Expansion Into Temporary Labor

Uber is at it again. The company is expanding its “on demand” model of precarious work to the temporary staffing(…)

Blog | October 2, 2019

Round-up of NELP’s Legal Team’s Federal Fight Back Efforts – Summer 2019

This summer, our legal team has been very busy filing comments against US DOL’s worker attacks. After a relatively quiet(…)

Blog | May 16, 2019

Uber Drivers Should Be Eligible for Unemployment: What’s at Stake in PA Case

Our amicus brief argues that there are compelling social and public policy reasons why “gig” workers like Uber drivers should(…)

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

Blog | January 28, 2019

Washington State Considers ABC Test for Employee Status

The Washington State legislature holds hearings in the labor committees of both houses, to consider bills to address the issues(…)

Blog | October 15, 2018

When Companies Collude to Suppress Workers’ Wages

The Federal Trade Commission must aggressively enforce antitrust law to ensure labor market competition.

Blog | July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.

Blog | July 25, 2018

NELP Files Amicus in Oliveira v. New Prime: Indentured Servitude in the Fine Print

A new Supreme Court case threatens to push forced arbitration onto misclassified truck drivers.

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