Policy reports

The Changing Nature of Work: Strengths and Shortcomings of New Zealand’s Benefits and Protections for Workers in Non-Standard Employment

Prepared by Laura Berntsen, July 2019

About the author

Laura Berntsen serves as Domestic Policy Advisor for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (Democrat-Oregon). Laura develops national public policy in the fields of welfare, unemployment insurance, child welfare, child care, education and workforce development. Prior to joining Finance Committee staff, Laura worked in Sen. Wyden’s personal office from 2011 to 2013 and in the House of Representatives for Rep. Jim McDermott (Democrat-Washington) from 2006 to 2011. Laura holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington. Laura is being hosted on her Axford Fellowship by Treasury.

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