Blog | March 13, 2020

Precarious at Work, Precarious in Health

The coronavirus is making painfully clear how difficult life is for underpaid workers in this country—from a lack of paid(…)

Blog | February 13, 2020

Trump NLRB Earns an “F” for Proposing to Take Away Graduate Student Workers’ Rights

Last fall, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) published a notice that sounds a lot like a(…)

Blog | January 30, 2020

Sorry, Uber, You’re Still Covered by AB 5

The new policies Uber has announced do not change the basics of how Uber exerts control: it sets fares, it(…)

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(…)

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