News Releases | October 27, 2021

New Report Reveals App-Based Workers’ Anxieties, Frustrations, and Desire for Good Jobs

We highlight findings from 20 research studies documenting the experiences of workers struggling to make a living on the apps. 

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.”

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 | November 4, 2020

On Defending Democracy and Advancing Workers’ Rights at the Ballot Box and Beyond

Every vote must be counted. The will of the voters decides elections.

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.

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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