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Voters See ‘Contracting Out’ as a Serious Problem for America’s Workers and Economy

October 28, 2016

A recent national survey conducted on behalf of the National Employment Law Project finds that voters believe contracting out of work—through the use of subcontractors and the misclassification of independent contractors—is a serious problem for the country. In the first extensive study of public attitudes on the topic, voters say that contracting out has a negative impact on workers and the economy, and by wide margins, voters across the ideological spectrum favor policies to address the consequences of these practices.

Selected articles:

Voters See ‘Contracting Out’ As a Serious Problem

Politico: 59% of Voters Disapprove of Increase in Subcontracting