Blog | November 7, 2017

Two Years of New York City’s Fair Chance Act: From Robust Legislation to Effective Enforcement

The FCA remains one of the strongest fair chance hiring laws in the country.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

The U.S. Isn’t Prepared for the Next Recession

Via: The Atlantic

The country’s unemployment insurance system is not prepared for the next recession.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

Who Owns a Tip? Trump May Shift It to Restaurant Owners

Via: CBS News

If the Trump administration rescinds the Obama-era tipping rule, they will essentially be making tip stealing legal.

News Releases | October 30, 2017

On Labor Department’s Appeal of Ruling That Invalidated Overtime Reforms

The Labor Department is right to defend its authority to issue a robust overtime salary threshold.

Press Clips | October 27, 2017

Too Fast for Safety? Poultry Industry Wants to Speed Up the Slaughter Line

Via: NPR

Higher line speeds increase emotional and physical stress for both workers and animals.

Blog | October 27, 2017

Illinois Leads the Way in Fighting Temp Worker Abuse

From the growth of the “gig economy” to employment structures that leave workers wondering “who’s the boss,” we’re seeing a(…)

Blog | October 26, 2017

NELP Honors Coalition That Brought $15 to Minneapolis, Midwest

NELP will honor the Minneapolis $15 minimum wage campaign at its November gala in Washington, D.C.

News Releases | October 25, 2017

Civil & Worker Rights Groups File Amicus Brief Supporting EEOC Guidance on Use of Criminal Background Checks in Employment

The EEOC guidance helps employers understand and comply with our nation’s civil rights laws, and reflects common sense.

News Releases | October 25, 2017

On the Labor Department’s Plan to Repeal Tipped Worker Protections

Despite what the Trump administration thinks, tips belong to the workers who have earned them—period.

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