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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Members of Congress Urge USDA to Protect Workers, Reject Increase in Poultry Processing Line Speeds

Rep. Rosa DeLauro and 12 others urge Agriculture Sec. to protect the health and safety of poultry workers.

Posted June 29, 2017 Read More

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NELP Opposes Taking Health Care Away From 22 Million Americans

Any senator who votes for this unconscionable legislation should hang his head in shame.

Posted June 27, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Uber’s Race to the Bottom

Don’t buy that the company is fixing its problems.

via U.S. News & World Report, June 23, 2017 Read More

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Why Employers Are Hiring People With Records

Businesses are looking beyond the stigma of a record and giving people a fair chance to work.

Posted June 23, 2017 Read More

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Trump DOL Proposes Rollback of Beryllium Protections

The Trump administration is taking us backwards again, abandoning workplace protections against toxic beryllium fumes and dust.

Posted June 23, 2017 Read More

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CEO Travis Kalanick’s Departure Offers Uber a Chance to Turn Around

Uber must fix its biggest problem: a business model that mimics its founder’s irresponsibility.

Posted June 21, 2017 Read More

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Trump Admin Switches Sides in SCOTUS Case, Backing Corporations in Stifling Workers’ Day in Court

The move would further rig our legal system against working people and give even more power to corporations.

Posted June 19, 2017 Read More

Commentary

Uber Employees Aren’t the Only Ones Vulnerable to Discrimination

Uber needs to become a good place to work for its drivers, too.

via Fortune, June 13, 2017 Read More

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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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