Fair, equitable, and affordable financial products and services are essential to helping people and communities build and maintain wealth.
These principles guide AARP’s policies on personal and legal rights and protections in the legal system.
Policymakers should require employers to provide employees with predictable schedules.
All workers should have access to both employment protections and some benefits such as health and retirement.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should ensure the proper classification of workers.
Bans, including temporary ones, on the regulation of companies in the online gig economy (such as Uber) or on the application of existing employment laws to their practices
Congress should provide funding for the Bureau of Labor Statistics to collect sufficient data about contingent work and alternative work arrangements.
Congress and state legislatures should require employers that provide benefits to regular, full-time employees to extend 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.