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"When Matters are Settled but Not Resolved: Misclassification in the Rideshare Sector"

06/09/2016

FIU's Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy (RISEP) is excited to co-release, with UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, a new research report on the so-called "gig economy". "When Matters are Settled but Not Resolved: Misclassification in the Rideshare Sector" reviews the law and judicial decisions to date on whether Uber and Lyft drivers are employees or independent contractors.

RISEP Director, Pamela Izvanariu,recognized by Kennedy Center as “Inspirational Teacher”

06/01/2016

Congratulations to RISEP Director, Pamela Izvanariu, for being awarded the Kennedy Center Stephen Sondheim Award for Inspirational Teaching!

The State of Working Florida 2015-Media Hits

09/21/2015

The State of Working Florida 2015-Media Hits

Center for Labor Research and Studies

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