Tell the Department of Labor to Protect Our Tips

The Trump DOL wants to roll back a rule that says tips are the property of workers.

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Fair Chance Hiring in the Golden State: 10 “Best Practices” for Employers

Our analysis of California fair chance laws will help employers comply with the law and advance best practices.

Posted February 23, 2018 Read More

Commentary

Trump should require federal contractors to follow the law

It’s time for the Trump administration to ensure that irresponsible employers are not given federal contracts.

Posted February 13, 2018 Read More

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NELP on President Trump’s Proposed Budget

President Trump’s proposed budget gives us a clear picture of what he and his administration value.

Posted February 12, 2018 Read More

Commentary

The Labor Department seems bent on putting profits ahead of workers

The Labor Department has no excuse not to pull the proposal immediately.

via The Hill, February 6, 2018 Read More

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Texas Federal Court Ruling Undermines Employment Discrimination Protections for People With Records

Although disappointing, the court’s order is not a license to discriminate against job-seekers with records. Title VII remains the law.

Posted February 5, 2018 Read More

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Ivanka-Rubio ‘Paid Leave’ Plan Leaves Working Families Behind, Undermines Retirement Plans and Weakens Social Security

America’s workers deserve good benefits to care for themselves and their family members—and to build and maintain a secure retirement.

Posted February 5, 2018 Read More

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DOL’s Office of Inspector General to Audit Rulemaking Process in Wake of Agency’s Suppression of Tip Rule Impact Analysis

DOL political officials covered up an impact analysis they didn’t like, raising concerns about the integrity of the regulatory process.

Posted February 5, 2018 Read More

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On the Immigration Enforcement Audits Taking Place in Northern California

These enforcement actions are retaliation against communities that dare to stand up for immigrants.

Posted February 2, 2018 Read More

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DOL Hid Data Showing Tip Rule Change Would Cost Workers Billions

The Department’s cover-up kept workers and other stakeholders in the dark about critical evidence related to the proposal’s impact.

Posted February 1, 2018 Read More

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SOTU: The State of America’s Workers, One Year Later

This administration has repeatedly proven that the promise President Trump made in his inaugural address was empty rhetoric.

Posted January 30, 2018 Read More

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USDA Rejects Poultry Industry Petition to Speed Up Factory Lines

The industry’s petition would have endangered the health of consumers and the safety of hundreds of thousands of workers.

Posted January 30, 2018 Read More

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Trump Administration’s ‘Tip Stealing’ Rule Overwhelmingly Unpopular With Voters

The Trump Labor Department should listen to voters and scrap this outrageous proposal.

Posted January 29, 2018 Read More

Commentary

No Obfuscation If You Keep to the Facts on Poultry Line Speeds

Parsing words and bending facts will have real victims: consumers and workers.

via Food Safety News, January 28, 2018 Read More

News Releases

USDA Proposal to Increase Hog Processing Line Speeds Endangers Workers and Consumers

The Trump administration is perfectly willing to sacrifice workers’ health for the sake of corporate profits.

Posted January 19, 2018 Read More

Blog

Seven States Adopted Fair Chance Policies in 2017

2017 was another year of significant progress for the fair chance hiring movement.

Posted January 19, 2018 Read More

News Releases

Report: How Uber and Lyft Prevent Cities From Protecting Drivers and Communities

Preemption Tactic Comes Straight Out of Big Tobacco and Gun Lobby Playbook In a mere four years, Uber, Lyft, and(…)

Posted January 19, 2018 Read More

Blog

NELP Mourns the Passing of Paul Booth

Paul was a tireless advocate and great AFSCME leader who never stopped fighting for working people.

Posted January 18, 2018 Read More

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NELP Applauds Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf for Expanding Overtime Pay

Pennsylvania has set an example for other states to follow.

Posted January 17, 2018 Read More

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On Work Requirements for Receiving Health Care Under Medicaid

Access to health care keeps families healthy and helps workers look for and obtain employment.

Posted January 11, 2018 Read More

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Report: For Waiters and Bartenders, More Than Half of Earnings Are Tips

If a proposed DOL rule change goes into effect, bartenders and servers could face a substantial pay cut.

Posted January 11, 2018 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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