Press Clips | April 1, 2022

Washington State Passed a Contentious New Gig Worker Law

Via: Wired.com

Uber and Lyft have legally cemented the independent contractor status of ride-hail drivers. Now other states are on the horizon.

Press Clips | March 26, 2022

Raising interest rates won’t fix the real reason behind inflation: price-gouging and corporate greed

Via: Business Insider

Last week, the Federal Reserve issued the first of a projected seven interest-rate hikes this year in order to slow the American(…)

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.

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