National Employment Law Project
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Temp workers are calling for ‘equal pay for equal work.’
Voters want lawmakers to make it harder for companies to shed responsibility for their workers by calling them “independent contractors.”
The Restoring Worker Power Act would help eliminating temp workers’ second-tier status and demand accountability from the industry.
When a company calls the shots at a workplace, it should be responsible to the people who work there.
DOL’s rule makes it easier for corporations to cheat workers and look the other way when workplace violations occur.
Only three states—Massachusetts, Illinois, and California—have legal protections in place for temp workers.
Unemployment benefits may be available to many workers affected by the shutdown, but some may later receive repayment notices.
With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.
Uber and Lyft have been able to rewrite the laws in 41 states to benefit themselves—and undermine protections for workers(…)