Commentary | March 22, 2016

The Hill: Candidates, How Will You Turn ‘Gig’ Jobs Into Good Jobs?

Via: The Hill

Will we harness technology to improve working conditions for the many, or to enrich the few?

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.

Videos | March 15, 2016

The Sharing Economy and the 21st Century Workforce

NELP’s Sarah Leberstein spoke at this year’s SXSW Conference, urging that workers in the “sharing economy” be treated fairly.

Commentary | March 7, 2016

Union-Busting. Now There’s an App for That.

Via: medium.com

You don’t need an app to see that Uber is guilty of old-fashioned union-busting, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | March 4, 2016

Quartz: Most Benefits of the Gig Economy Are Completely Imaginary

Via: Quartz

The on-demand economy is starting to show some cracks, writes Rebecca Smith.

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.

Commentary | February 2, 2016

Newsweek: Uber’s Labor Relations Is Driving It Into a Ditch

Via: Newsweek

Uber wants an uneven playing field where it’s exempted from the rules that apply to most employers, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

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.

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