News Releases | January 22, 2021

NELP Commends President Biden’s Swift Actions to Improve Government Contracted Jobs with $15 Minimum Wage Executive Order and Repeal of Ban on Anti-Bias Training

The new administration’s swift actions are desperately necessary, and are evidence of the immense power of movements led by Black(…)

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Files Comments Opposing Labor Department’s Independent Contractor Proposal

The proposed rule would permit companies to exclude more workers from minimum wage and overtime.

Blog | September 28, 2020

Federal Court Decision on Joint Employer Rule a Win for Temp Workers

This month, a federal court in New York struck down the heart of the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial new(…)

News Releases | September 22, 2020

NELP Denounces DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule That Would Expose More Workers to Wage Theft, Misclassification

The proposed rule would make it easier for corporations to cheat their workers and avoid minimum wage and overtime protections.

Blog | August 13, 2020

What have the Courts Decided about Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees?

A look back on legal decisions in the last six months finding gig companies to be employers under various state(…)

Blog | July 20, 2020

People of the State of California v. Uber & Lyft

On July 17, 2020, NELP, in collaboration with Legal Aid at Work and other California-based workers’ rights organizations, urged the(…)

Videos | July 8, 2020

The ABC’s of Independent Contractor Status Video

Watch this video explainer to learn how the ABC Test works >>

Blog | March 13, 2020

Precarious at Work, Precarious in Health

The coronavirus is making painfully clear how difficult life is for underpaid workers in this country—from a lack of paid(…)

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