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An Unbalanced Recovery

Our latest analysis finds jobs in mid- and higher-wage industries still lagging in this recovery. Read More

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

Misclassifying Port Truck Drivers

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

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  • 08-18-14 See the Washington Post front-page exclusive story on NELP's latest study of wages and job growth in the recovery. Read More
  • 08-18-14 NELP's new data brief, An Unbalanced Recovery, finds jobs in mid- and higher-wage industries still lagging in this recovery. Read More
  • 08-13-14 NELP publishes series of three fact sheets on expanding employment opportunities for people with arrest or conviction records. Read More
  • 08-12-14 New Jersey Governor Christie signs fair-hiring law, ensuring public and private employers "ban the box." Read More
  • 08-07-14 New NELP fact sheet shows independent contractor misclassification imposes huge costs on workers and federal and state treasuries. Read More
  • 07-31-14 NELP's Christine Owens and Cathy Ruckelshaus on why McDonald's Corp. is the boss when it comes to liability for workplace violations, in CNN op-ed. Read More
  • 07-31-14 NELP commends President Obama's executive order on responsible federal contracting. Read More
  • 07-29-14 NELP's Jack Temple on the fast-food worker convention in Chicago and how the $15 minimum wage is going viral, in Huffington Post. Read More
  • 07-29-14 NLRB finds that McDonald's Corporation may be subject to joint-employer liability in labor complaints filed by workers against its franchised restaurants. 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

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