Blog | September 26, 2016

Why Businesses Should Reach Out to 70 Million Americans Excluded From the Workforce

Employers who can look beyond the stigma of a record may find some of their most dedicated workers.

Blog | August 11, 2016

New NELP Analysis Criticizes Ban-the-Box Studies

The problem isn’t ban-the-box policies; it’s the race discrimination exposed by the policies.

Blog | July 14, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Fingerprinting Uber Drivers

Whether pro or con fingerprinting, all sides should support legislation to clean up FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Press Clips | April 29, 2016

On POTUS Banning the Box in Fed. Hiring, Reforming Policies for Fair Employment

We applaud the President for embracing the role of the federal government as a model employer.

News Releases | April 26, 2016

Report: States Fall Short in Removing Occupational Licensing Barriers for Workers with Records

Occupational license disqualifications remain entrenched in state laws for people with records.

News Releases | April 25, 2016

Over 125 Groups Urge President Obama to “Finish the Job” and Extend Ban-the-Box to Federal Contractors

The president can ensure that federal contractors eliminate unfair hiring barriers facing the 70 million Americans who have records.

News Releases | April 6, 2016

Report: How Trades Unions Can Help the Formerly Incarcerated Find Good Jobs

Union-led programs inside and outside prisons are helping the formerly incarcerated find meaningful employment.

Blog | March 18, 2016

2016 Is Shaping Up to Be Another Strong Year for Fair-Hiring Reform

21 states and over 100 cities and counties have taken action to reduce hiring barriers faced by people with records.

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