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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

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One Uber driver is available in Muncie, Ind., at 7 p.m. on a recent weeknight. Through dozens of interviews and an informal survey, NPR found that hundreds of Uber drivers feel the company is not living up to its "Be Your Own Boss" promise. Lucas Carter for NPR hide caption

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The Faceless Boss: A Look Into The Uber Driver Workplace

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States eyeing bills on salary history. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

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The American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines on when children should stay home are more liberal than those of many day care centers. Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images hide caption

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Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders

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Iris and Eli Fugate with their 6-month-old son Jack, at the family's home in San Diego. Thanks to California's paid family leave law, Iris was able to take six weeks off when Jack was born, and Eli took three weeks, with plans to take the remaining time over the next few months. Sandy Huffaker for NPR hide caption

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How California's 'Paid Family Leave' Law Buys Time For New Parents

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Yay, It's Time For My Performance Review! (Said No One Ever)

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Advice For Dealing With Workplace Retaliation: Save Those Nasty Emails

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Wellness Programs Take Aim At Workplace Stress

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Jason Olsen, a 39-year-old policy adviser for the Department of Labor, uses the Washington, D.C., Metro to commute to work three times a week. On the other days of the week, Olsen telecommutes from home to avoid the challenge of taking the Metro. Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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Workplaces Can Be Particularly Stressful For Disabled Americans, Poll Finds

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Overworked Americans Aren't Taking The Vacation They've Earned

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In 2016, Talking Politics Can Make Things Uncomfortable At Work

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Gerald Franklin, who was diagnosed with autism as a child, is now lead developer for a website that matches workers with prospective employers. Job-related videos, he says, can help people with special needs showcase their talent. Courtesy of Gerald Franklin hide caption

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Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

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Before You Judge Lazy Workers, Consider They Might Serve A Purpose

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Power Suits: How Dressing For Success At Work Can Pay Off

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Drinking with co-workers can be festive — and fraught. In an informal survey of Salt readers, 25 percent of you told us you'd gotten tipsy enough to regret it at an office party, and 80 percent said you'd seen a co-worker overdo it, with embarrassing results. iStockphoto hide caption

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From Tipsy To Regret: Your Tales From The Office Holiday Party

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Flowers and candles are set up as a memorial in front of the entrance to Hartford Distributors following a shooting Aug. 4, 2010, in Manchester, Conn. Eight employees were killed by a former worker. Douglas Healey/Getty Images hide caption

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The Challenges Of Identifying Potential Workplace Violence

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