Blog | October 27, 2016

Barely Getting By: How One Boston Worker Suffered When His Employer “Contracted Out”

A Boston janitor’s story reveals how contracting out can harm America’s workers.

News Releases | October 25, 2016

Poll: Voters See ‘Contracting Out’ as Serious Problem for America’s Workers and Economy

The growth of low-road subcontracting has helped drive down wages and working conditions.

Commentary | September 19, 2016

Uber Should Finally Admit It Has Employees

Via: Law360

Two federal lawsuits and an NLRB claim filed by the NY Taxi Workers Alliance may finally force Uber’s hand,

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

Via: U.S. News & World Report

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

Commentary | August 10, 2016

Uber Drivers Shouldn’t Be Left Behind in the Fight For $15

Via: Huffington Post

Let’s make sure this new sector of low-wage workers benefits from the success of the $15 movement.

Commentary | June 29, 2016

A Better Way to Disrupt the Workplace

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand companies don’t have to sacrifice flexibility to treat their workers as employees, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Via: Quartz

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

Uber’s Car Leasing Program Turns Its Drivers Into Modern-Day Sharecroppers

Via: Quartz

Behind the shiny veneer of Uber’s technological innovation lies a time-tested business model: labor exploitation.

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