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(…)

News Releases | September 11, 2019

California Passes Landmark Law Protecting Employee Rights of Uber Drivers, Gig Workers, Others

When workers organize, they can win even against tech behemoths.

News Releases | June 17, 2019

New York State’s Dependent Worker Act Falls Short for Gig Workers

The state should ensure that gig workers have full rights as employees.

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(…)

News Releases | May 14, 2019

On the NLRB Memo Finding Uber Drivers to Be Independent Contractors

The NLRB memo ignores the reality of Uber’s relationship with its drivers and the myriad ways it controls their work.

News Releases | April 29, 2019

DOL Opinion Letter Offers Gig Employer Free Pass to Misclassify Workers

The unnamed gig company will likely use the letter as a free pass to misclassify workers.

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