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Unfair Background Checks in California’s Health Care Jobs

Unfair background checks needlessly shut out Californians from fast-growing health care jobs. Read More

Accountability in Outsourcing

As outsourcing becomes standard practice, how do we ensure that businesses are responsible for their workers? Read More

Tracking the Low-Wage Recovery

Four years into the recovery, job growth remains concentrated in lower-wage industries. Read More

Misclassifying Port Truck Drivers

Workers and taxpayers pay the price when port trucking companies misclassify their employee drivers as independent contractors. Read More


  • 07-23-14 NELP's Judy Conti testifies before the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House of Representative's Education and Workforce Committee about the Wage and Hour Division's enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Read More
  • 07-21-14 White House to honor NELP's Christine Owens for efforts to raise wages. Read More
  • 07-19-14 Illinois expands fair-hiring law, ensuring private employers "ban the box." Read More
  • 07-09-14 NELP report makes the case for a long overdue raise for tipped workers, as NELP and allies kick off a campaign to raise New York's tipped minimum wage. Read More
  • 07-01-14 NELP survey finds California's "ban the box" law takes hold across the state, meeting July 1st deadline. Read More
  • 06-30-14 NELP decries SCOTUS decision diluting home care workers' bargaining capacity. Read More
  • 06-27-14 NELP's Judy Conti joins Betsey Stevenson in a briefing on bi-partisan solutions to the crisis of long-term unemployment. Read More
  • 06-26-14 NELP files amicus brief at NLRB in joint employment case Read More
  • 06-24-14 NELP's Christine Owens applauds renewed effort by Senators Jack Reed and Dean Heller to extend federal jobless aid for the long-term unemployed, and hits lengthy obstruction for the tragic loss of retroactive benefits. Read More
  • 06-10-14 NELP's Judy Conti on House leaders shamefully running out the clock on extending jobless aid for the long-term unemployed. Read More

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