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 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.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

NELP Commends USDOL Guidance on Independent Contractor Joint Employment

The guidance makes clear that employers, regardless of their business structures, must abide by our nation’s baseline labor protections.

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.

Videos | September 2, 2015

CNBC: Uber Drivers’ Suit Given Class-Action Status

Via: CNBC

A federal judge in San Francisco has granted Uber drivers class-action status in a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing service(…)

Press Clips | August 28, 2015

NBC: NLRB Ruling Redefining ‘Employer’ Could Have Big Impact If It Stands

Via: NBC News

Subcontracted and other nonstandard work structures are prevalent in the industries experiencing the greatest job growth during the recovery.

News Releases | August 27, 2015

NELP Applauds NLRB Joint-Employer Decision

The NLRB has appropriately found that Browning-Ferris Industries is a ‘joint employer’— together with its staffing company Leadpoint.

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