Passing responsibilities down to lower levels of government should be undertaken primarily to place services closer to the people being served and to maximize administrative effic
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with predictable schedules, including advance notice and other protections.
All workers, including those properly classified as independent contractors and those with part-time status, should have access to both employment protections and some benef
Federal, state, and local policymakers should ensure the proper classification of workers, so those who should have access to employee protections and benefits receiv
Bans, including temporary ones, on the regulation of companies in the online gig economy (such as Uber) or the application of existing employment laws to their practices are not w
Congress should provide funding for the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect sufficient data about contingent wo
Congress and state legislatures should require employers that provide benefits to regular, full-time employees to also offer them to part-time employees on a prorated basis.
Employers should be required to disclose to workers when they are being hired as independent contractors and what that means.
Public and private employers should provide more flexible work options, such as alternative work schedules, flextime, telecommuting, job-sharing, and retiree reemployment programs