News Releases | June 3, 2022

May Jobs Report: Unemployment Insurance Overhaul a Pressing Need Even During Periods of Job Growth

Strengthening UI is critical to racial equity, as job growth continues to be uneven.

News Releases | May 25, 2022

On the Uvalde, Texas School Shooting

We join in collective mourning and solidarity with all who demand action to prevent gun violence.

Press Clips | May 19, 2022

Injury rates surge at Amazon’s New York facilities

Via: City and State New York

Amazon warehouses nationwide saw a spike in injuries in 2021, but the increase is even more stark in New York.(…)

Blog | May 19, 2022

Limiting Non-Compete Agreements Is Key to a Just Recovery

Many state legislatures are successfully taking on the challenge of non-compete reform.

News Releases | May 16, 2022

On the Buffalo, New York Mass Shooting

The following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Buffalo, NY(…)

Press Clips | May 15, 2022

‘A magnet for rip-off artists’: Fraud siphoned billions from pandemic unemployment benefits

Via: The Washington Post

Identity theft and other sophisticated criminal schemes contributed to potentially $163 billion in waste, while inflicting harm on unwitting victims.(…)

Blog | May 11, 2022

Fact-Checking Amazon’s Bogus Workplace Health and Safety Claims

Sorting out fact and fiction in Amazon’s “Delivered with Care” report.

Press Clips | May 9, 2022

Biden’s Power to Set Contractor Wage Hikes Arises in Texas Court

Via: Bloomberg Law

The Biden administration has the authority to increase wages for federal contractors, which will mean greater income and equality for(…)

News Releases | May 6, 2022

April Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth as Workers Demand Better Jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in April according to this morning’s monthly jobs report.  Approximately 428,000 jobs were produced,(…)

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