News Releases | March 28, 2017

On Preemption of Miami Beach’s Minimum Wage Ordinance

This unfortunate decision will hurt communities across the state.

News Releases | March 27, 2017

On Iowa Legislature’s Callous Action to Nullify Local Raises for State’s Lowest-Wage Earners

Iowa legislature strips away local minimum wage raises from 85,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers.

News Releases | March 27, 2017

On President Trump Approving the Repeal of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

President Trump had a choice today to either back the rights of workers, or to side with low-road corporations.

News Releases | March 22, 2017

On the Confirmation Hearing for Labor Secretary Nominee Alexander Acosta, and Senate Move to Repeal OSHA Injury Reporting Rule

Statement of Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project

News Releases | March 16, 2017

On President Trump’s Budget Proposal

Trump has proposed a draconian budget for the Department of Labor that betrays workers.

News Releases | March 6, 2017

On Congress Blocking the Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces Rule

Here’s another example of lawmakers protecting big business at the expense of workers.

News Releases | February 28, 2017

On President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

Actions speak louder than words; one speech can’t assuage the chaos and fear a month of drastic actions has sown.

News Releases | February 27, 2017

66 Labor, Civil Rights, Environmental Groups Tell Congress Not to Repeal Crucial Health and Safety Regulations

NELP and others sign letter urging House leaders not to repeal a critical OSHA rule.

News Releases | February 16, 2017

On the Nomination of Alexander Acosta for Labor Secretary

Mr. Acosta deserves a thorough vetting on the issues that matter most to America’s workers.

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