News Releases | January 19, 2018

USDA Proposal to Increase Hog Processing Line Speeds Endangers Workers and Consumers

Following is a statement from Debbie Berkowitz, senior fellow for worker safety and health with the National Employment Law Project:(…)

Blog | January 19, 2018

Seven States Adopted Fair Chance Policies in 2017

2017 was another year of significant progress for the fair chance hiring movement.

Blog | January 18, 2018

NELP Mourns the Passing of Paul Booth

Paul was a tireless advocate and great AFSCME leader who never stopped fighting for working people.

News Releases | January 17, 2018

NELP Applauds Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf for Expanding Overtime Pay

Pennsylvania has set an example for other states to follow.

News Releases | January 11, 2018

On Work Requirements for Receiving Health Care Under Medicaid

Access to health care keeps families healthy and helps workers look for and obtain employment.

News Releases | January 11, 2018

Report: For Waiters and Bartenders, More Than Half of Earnings Are Tips

If a proposed DOL rule change goes into effect, bartenders and servers could face a substantial pay cut.

Press Clips | January 9, 2018

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

This law helps fast-food workers sustain a nonprofit that advocates for them.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

Commentary | December 22, 2017

Our Country Has Forgotten the Lessons of the Great Recession

The unemployment insurance program is profoundly unprepared for the next economic downturn.

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