Commentary | October 13, 2015

Fortune: How Seattle Could Help Uber Drivers Earn a Fatter Paycheck

The city could be the first to let drivers unionize under a proposed ordinance.

Commentary | October 12, 2015

CNBC: Urban Outfitters should be ashamed asking for ‘volunteers’

Urban Outfitters asked salaried employees to volunteer for weekend work performing warehouse tasks.

Commentary | October 7, 2015

Huffington Post: The 2016 Election and the 42 Percent

The “42%” have made themselves clear.

News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

Commentary | October 1, 2015

SunSentinel: Why Does Florida Treat Unemployed Workers So Badly?

Unemployed Floridians deserve a program that is fair and accessible, write George Wentworth and Cindy Huddleston.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

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