News Releases | April 7, 2014

NELP Applauds Senate Vote to Renew Emergency Jobless Aid

Statement of Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the U.S. Senate’s passage of the bipartisan(…)

News Releases | April 4, 2014

NELP Applauds Confirmation of David Weil as USDOL Wage & Hour Administrator

Washington, DC—“The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauds the Senate’s confirmation yesterday evening of David Weil as Wage and Hour(…)

News Releases | April 4, 2014

Jobs Report Underscores Continuing Need for Congress to Aid Long-Term Unemployed and Low-Wage Workers

Washington, DC—March’s jobs report offered further evidence of the need for Congress to boost the economic recovery with support for(…)

News Releases | March 26, 2014

Connecticut Poised to Pass Nation’s First $10.10 Minimum Wage

In coming weeks, passage of similar wage increases expected in Maryland, Massachusetts, and Hawaii as states step ahead of Congress(…)

News Releases | March 20, 2014

House Republican Leadership Running Out of Excuses to Obstruct Renewal of Jobless Aid

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Republican House(…)

News Releases | March 17, 2014

Heart of Bluegrass State is Latest to “Ban the Box” with Bipartisan Support; Part of Growing National Movement

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

News Releases | March 13, 2014

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

“We’re pleased that a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Senate has at long last found a way to resolve their differences(…)

News Releases | March 7, 2014

On President Obama’s Directive Expanding Overtime Pay

It’s time to extend meaningful overtime protections to all workers who need and deserve it.

News Releases | March 7, 2014

Jobs Report Better Than Expected But Still Offers Little Relief for 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Cut Off From Federal Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON, DC—In a week when the number of long-term unemployed Americans cut off from federal jobless aid reached two million,(…)

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