Blog | June 2, 2021

Uber’s New Gig Worker Bill is The Same Old Trick: Deregulation and Special Treatment for Exploitive Companies

Though its supporters are selling this “Right to Bargain Act” as a novel form of bargaining in the app-based economy,(…)

News Releases | May 5, 2021

NELP Welcomes DOL’s Withdrawal of Harmful Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL rejected gig companies’ false message that workers would somehow benefit from being left out of fundamental employment protections.

Videos | April 23, 2021

Dangerously Wrong: How the Gig Economy is a Structurally Racist System of Work 

In a virtual briefing before Congressional staff on March 4, 2021, “Centering Workers of Color to Ensure Essential Rights in(…)

News Releases | April 7, 2021

ABB, EPI, and NELP Release Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers on Model Policies Local Governments Can Implement to Raise Standards for Frontline Workers During COVID and Beyond

The four model policies would advance premium pay, paid sick days, COVID-19 worker health and safety, and protection against retaliation.

News Releases | January 25, 2021

78 Groups Urge Congress to Extend Labor Protections to Millions of App-Based Workers

It’s time to end the exclusion of millions of workers in the app-based economy from essential labor protections.

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Files Comments Opposing Labor Department’s Independent Contractor Proposal

The proposed rule would permit companies to exclude more workers from minimum wage and overtime.

Blog | September 28, 2020

Federal Court Decision on Joint Employer Rule a Win for Temp Workers

This month, a federal court in New York struck down the heart of the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial new(…)

News Releases | September 22, 2020

NELP Denounces DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule That Would Expose More Workers to Wage Theft, Misclassification

The proposed rule would make it easier for corporations to cheat their workers and avoid minimum wage and overtime protections.

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