Blog | January 19, 2017

Obama’s Record on Protecting Workers’ Safety and Health

We cannot afford to move backward on workplace health and safety.

Blog | January 12, 2017

Carl’s Jr. Workers Detail Mistreatment at Puzder’s Restaurants

“All they care about is protecting their money,” said one employee.

Blog | December 31, 2016

This New Year’s Eve, Janice Brooks Is Getting a Raise

Millions of workers around the country are receiving raises in the minimum wage this New Year’s weekend.

Blog | December 29, 2016

Fair-Chance Policies Adopted in 7 States and 28 Localities in 2016

Across the nation, impressive strides were taken in 2016 towards expanding fair-chance hiring policies for people with records.

Blog | December 21, 2016

7 States and 18 Cities and Counties Enacted New Minimum Wage Increases in 2016

11.8 million underpaid workers will see pay raises stemming from minimum wage hikes passed this year.

Blog | November 15, 2016

Introducing Our 2016 Beth Shulman Fellow, SEIU General Counsel Judy Scott

NELP is excited to honor SEIU General Counsel Judy Scott as our 2016 Beth Shulman Fellow at our awards dinner(…)

Blog | November 10, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Victories Show Strong Public Support for Raising Wages

Voters in four states and one city approved ballot measures raising their minimum wages by substantial margins on Election Day(…)

Blog | November 4, 2016

Poultry Industry’s Underreporting of Workplace Injuries Fouls BLS Injury Data

These companies should provide safe working conditions instead of hiding behind phony self-reported statistics.

Blog | October 27, 2016

Barely Getting By: How One Boston Worker Suffered When His Employer “Contracted Out”

A Boston janitor’s story reveals how contracting out can harm America’s workers.

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