Blog | October 7, 2016

A Mistake That Lasts a Lifetime

Barriers to occupational licenses for those with even minor arrest or conviction records cast an unnecessarily long shadow.

Blog | September 26, 2016

Why Businesses Should Reach Out to 70 Million Americans Excluded From the Workforce

Employers who can look beyond the stigma of a record may find some of their most dedicated workers.

Blog | August 11, 2016

New NELP Analysis Criticizes Ban-the-Box Studies

The problem isn’t ban-the-box policies; it’s the race discrimination exposed by the policies.

Blog | July 14, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Fingerprinting Uber Drivers

Whether pro or con fingerprinting, all sides should support legislation to clean up FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | July 5, 2016

Making Higher Wages a Reality in Los Angeles

Winning a higher minimum wage rate is only step one.

Blog | June 28, 2016

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Home Care Reform, Cementing Victory for Millions of Workers

The industry’s last-ditch effort to block home care workers from having federal minimum wage and overtime rights has failed.

Blog | June 24, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Passed by New Jersey Legislature

Lawmakers send $15 state minimum wage bill to Governor Chris Christie. Will he sign it, or veto it?

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Blog | June 1, 2016

Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.

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