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Uber wants an uneven playing field where it’s exempted from the rules that apply to most employers, writes Rebecca Smith.
In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.
The guidance makes clear that employers, regardless of their business structures, must abide by our nation’s baseline labor protections.
Seattle has passed a law allowing for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with the companies they work for.
On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.
The city could be the first to let drivers unionize under a proposed ordinance.
On-demand companies need to hone a business model that doesn’t rely on a cheap, unprotected workforce.
The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.
NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.