Commentary | January 7, 2016

Quartz: On-Demand Workers’ Right to Organize: Seattle 1, Uber 0

Via: Quartz

Seattle has passed a law allowing for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with the companies they work for.

Commentary | December 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Gig Economy Workers Deserve Better

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.

Commentary | October 13, 2015

Fortune: How Seattle Could Help Uber Drivers Earn a Fatter Paycheck

Via: Fortune

The city could be the first to let drivers unionize under a proposed ordinance.

Commentary | September 30, 2015

New York Times: Fair Wages for Uber Drivers

Via: New York Times

On-demand companies need to hone a business model that doesn’t rely on a cheap, unprotected workforce.

Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

Via: MSNBC

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

News Releases | September 9, 2015

Report: Transforming Gig Jobs Into Good Jobs

NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

NPR: NLRB Ruling Could Pave The Way For Fast-Food Unions

Via: NPR

NPR’s Steve Inskeep interviews NELP’s Catherine Ruckelshaus on the NLRB ‘joint-employer’ ruling.

Commentary | August 13, 2015

Huffington Post: Worker Definitions in the ‘New’ Economy Are an Old-School Trick

Via: Huffington Post

Labeling employees as “independent contractors” is an age-old way to skirt labor and tax laws, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | July 24, 2015

Huffington Post: DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors: 5 Notable Takeaways

Via: Huffington Post

If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.

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