New Guide Helps Employers Respond to Immigration Action

NELP and NILC have published a guide for employers on how they can prepare for immigration enforcement.

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SCOTUS Forced Arbitration Case Could End Worker Class-Action Lawsuits, Amicus Brief Warns

Workers challenging employer misconduct cannot be forced to give up their right to sue as a group.

Posted August 16, 2017 Read More

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40 Groups Urge Agriculture Secretary to Oppose Increasing Line Speeds in Poultry Plants

Increasing line speeds at poultry plants would jeopardize workers’ and consumers’ safety.

Posted August 16, 2017 Read More

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On Charlottesville and Our Path Forward

We are appalled by the president’s unconscionable delay in repudiating the white supremacist movement by name.

Posted August 14, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Main Street Must Be Prepared for Immigration Crackdown

Employers can take steps now to protect their business and employees.

via CNBC, August 3, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Who’s the Boss? House Republicans Want to Help Employers Dodge Responsibility for Harming Workers

The House bill would allow companies to doge responsibility for their workers.

via U.S. News and World Report, August 3, 2017 Read More

Commentary

L.A. Can Protect Bank Workers and Customers

Despite the Wells Fargo scandal, America’s biggest banks still use predatory sales quotas.

via L.A. Daily News, August 3, 2017 Read More

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Civil Rights & Worker Rights Groups Seek to Defend Landmark EEOC Criminal Records Guidance in Texas Federal Lawsuit

The EEOC’s common-sense guidance encourages fair consideration of all qualified job applicants.

Posted August 1, 2017 Read More

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On House Republicans’ Bill to Take Away ‘Joint Employment’ Legal Protections from Outsourced Workers

Companies that call the shots at a workplace should be accountable for how the workers there are treated.

Posted July 27, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage Rather Than Take Away Healthcare

Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.

via The Hill, July 25, 2017 Read More

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On the Labor Department’s Regrettable Move to Revisit the Overtime Rule

Taking away overtime pay is no way to help working people.

Posted July 25, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Minimum Wage Hike Alarmists Are Wrong

By all real-world measures, Seattle’s phase-in of a $15 minimum wage is working.

via NY Daily News, July 25, 2017 Read More

News Releases

Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

Posted July 24, 2017 Read More

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Trump Attacks Workers with Spring Regulatory Agenda

Trump’s DOL regulatory agenda puts workers last, not first, as he’d initially promised.

Posted July 20, 2017 Read More

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Worker & Immigrant Rights Groups Launch Nationwide Drive to Educate Employers on How to Protect Their Business & Employees from ICE

Guide (available in 5 languages) outlines best practices for business owners in event of immigration action.

Posted July 19, 2017 Read More

News Releases

NELP Opposes NLRB and DOL Nominees’ Confirmations

Washington, DC—Following is a statement from Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project: Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor(…)

Posted July 13, 2017 Read More

News Releases

Senate Should Postpone Thursday’s NLRB and DOL Nominee Hearings, Allow Time for Proper Vetting, Say Worker and Civil Rights Groups

NELP has profound concerns about the Senate labor committee’s rush to hold these hearings.

Posted July 12, 2017 Read More

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NELP Applauds Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s New Rule Against Forced Arbitration Clauses

Companies use mandatory arbitration clauses to deny consumers and workers their day in court.

Posted July 10, 2017 Read More

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Minneapolis Becomes First City in the Midwest to Enact a $15 Minimum Wage

Fight for $15 notches another major victory as Minneapolis enacts a $15 minimum wage.

Posted June 30, 2017 Read More

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Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

With its spread today into the American heartland, the Fight for $15 continues to change the country.

Posted June 30, 2017 Read More

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NELP on DOL Decision on Overtime Regulations

USDOL should defend the overtime rule’s higher salary threshold and indexing provisions as written.

Posted June 30, 2017 Read More

Featured Campaigns

Building Safe and Healthy Workplaces for Every Worker in America

Nearly three million workers are seriously injured on the job every year.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

More workers than ever are struggling to get by on low-wage jobs.

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Ensuring People with Convictions Have a Fair Chance to Work

A conviction in one’s past shouldn’t be a life sentence to joblessness.

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