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.

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.

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.

Press Clips | October 21, 2017

Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record

Fair chance hiring is about an applicant being viewed as a person, not just as a checkbox on an application.

News Releases | October 16, 2017

Unprecedented Coalition Urges Food Safety Officials to Reject Poultry Industry Effort to Increase Line Speeds

The current pace of 140 birds per minute is already dangerous for workers and consumers.

News Releases | October 15, 2017

California Governor Brown Signs Fair Chance Act, Extending ‘Ban the Box’ to Private Employers

California becomes the 10th state to adopt background check reforms for private-sector employers.

News Releases | October 2, 2017

SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Case That Could Tilt Legal Landscape in Favor of Corporate Lawbreakers

Corporations are trying to use forced arbitration clauses to prevent workers from banding together to challenge workplace wrongs.

News Releases | October 2, 2017

Trump’s Deregulation Agenda Means Lower Pay and Higher Injury Risk for America’s Workers

The administration sides with Wall Street and wealthy corporations over working families at virtually every turn.

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