Blog | September 16, 2021

Prop 22 Was a Failure for California’s App-Based Workers. Now, It’s Also Unconstitutional. 

The judge’s decision represents an important advancement in the gig-worker-led movement for universal labor rights for all workers.

Blog | June 15, 2021

Voters Support Holding Corporations Accountable for Labor Contracting Abuses

Voters want lawmakers to make it harder for companies to shed responsibility for their workers by calling them “independent contractors.”

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,(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Blog | August 13, 2020

What have the Courts Decided about Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees?

A look back on legal decisions in the last six months finding gig companies to be employers under various state(…)

Blog | July 20, 2020

People of the State of California v. Uber & Lyft

On July 17, 2020, NELP, in collaboration with Legal Aid at Work and other California-based workers’ rights organizations, urged the(…)

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(…)

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