News Releases | August 16, 2017

SCOTUS Forced Arbitration Case Could End Worker Class-Action Lawsuits, Amicus Brief Warns

Workers challenging employer misconduct cannot be forced to give up their right to sue as a group.

News Releases | August 16, 2017

40 Groups Urge Agriculture Secretary to Oppose Increasing Line Speeds in Poultry Plants

Increasing line speeds at poultry plants would jeopardize workers’ and consumers’ safety.

News Releases | August 14, 2017

On Charlottesville and Our Path Forward

We are appalled by the president’s unconscionable delay in repudiating the white supremacist movement by name.

News Releases | August 3, 2017

NELP, MoCo Advocates Blast Sham Study on $15 Min. Wage

The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.

News Releases | August 1, 2017

Civil Rights & Worker Rights Groups Seek to Defend Landmark EEOC Criminal Records Guidance in Texas Federal Lawsuit

The EEOC’s common-sense guidance encourages fair consideration of all qualified job applicants.

News Releases | July 27, 2017

On House Republicans’ Bill to Take Away ‘Joint Employment’ Legal Protections from Outsourced Workers

Companies that call the shots at a workplace should be accountable for how the workers there are treated.

News Releases | July 25, 2017

NELP Supports $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County & Gradual Elimination of Tipped Subminimum Wage

Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.

News Releases | July 25, 2017

On the Labor Department’s Regrettable Move to Revisit the Overtime Rule

Taking away overtime pay is no way to help working people.

News Releases | July 24, 2017

Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

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