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NPR’s Steve Inskeep interviews NELP’s Catherine Ruckelshaus on the NLRB ‘joint-employer’ ruling.
Labeling employees as “independent contractors” is an age-old way to skirt labor and tax laws, writes Rebecca Smith.
If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.
Candidates are realizing the connection between low wages, work that is subcontracted and inequality in our country.
Most workers are employees under the Fair Labor Standard Act’s broad definitions, the guidance reiterates.
“Some workers question the model’s fairness, suggesting that companies are padding their bottom lines by shifting costs to workers with(…)
“The ranks of contingent workers, including the self-employed, temporary hires and independent contractors, swelled to 40 percent of the workforce(…)
Will treating workers as “employees” bring down the sharing economy, or just level the playing field?
Companies in the on-demand economy are unfairly passing the costs of doing business onto their workers.