Blog | November 8, 2017

NELP Honors Workers Defense Project and Jose Garza

NELP commends Mr. Garza and the Workers Defense Project for their fierce advocacy during these trying times.

Blog | November 8, 2017

Injured Workers Lead the Fight to Transform Workers’ Comp in Mississippi

NELP is partnering with the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights to improve worker safety in the state.

Blog | April 27, 2017

The Cost Of Rolling Back Worker Protections: First 100 Days

Stripping away health and safety protections means more worker deaths and injuries on the job.

Blog | January 26, 2017

NELP Submits Letter to Senate Requesting Rigorous Confirmation Hearing for Andrew Puzder

If Mr. Puzder is truly qualified for the position of Secretary of Labor, he should welcome a thorough hearing.

Blog | January 19, 2017

Obama’s Exemplary Record on Protecting Workers’ Safety and Health

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

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 | 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.

Blog | March 3, 2016

Scheme to Gut Protections for Injured Workers Ruled Illegal in Oklahoma

The ruling could help stop the cancerous spread of workers’ comp “opt out” plans.

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