Blog | August 13, 2018

New Report Highlights Discrimination Issues in Online Platforms

An important new report by Data & Society highlights the employment barriers and discrimination risks created by online labor platforms(…)

News Releases | July 19, 2018

On New York State’s Employee Status Ruling for New York Uber Drivers

A state agency ruled that three former Uber drivers (and others like them) were employees for purposes of unemployment insurance.

News Releases | July 2, 2018

On New York City’s Report Urging Higher Pay for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Today’s report echoes what driver-members of the Taxi Workers Alliance in New York, as well as drivers across the country,(…)

Videos | June 11, 2018

#Uberinterference Video & Link Roundup

Uber and Lyft have been able to rewrite the laws in 41 states to benefit themselves—and undermine protections for workers(…)

News Releases | June 7, 2018

America’s Nonstandard Workforce Faces Wage, Benefit Penalties, According to U.S. Data

Black and Latinx workers are overrepresented in nonstandard work with the lowest job quality: temporary help agency work.

Blog | May 18, 2018

How Two Court Decisions Could Mean Gig Is Up for Many Companies that Call Their Workers Independent Contractors

It seems the gig is up for many companies that call their workers independent contractors.

Commentary | May 17, 2018

Employers Can’t Duck Responsibility for Workplace Safety by Hiring Contract Workers

Via: San Francisco Chronicle

The court clarified what it means to be a true independent contractor.

News Releases | April 30, 2018

On the California Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Cracking Down on Independent Contractor Misclassification

The gig is up for employers who misclassify their workers as independent contractors.

Blog | April 13, 2018

1099’s and W-2’s: If Your Boss Broke the Law, it Might Make Your Taxes Higher

The tax burden may come as a huge shock to workers filing as independent contractors for the first time.

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