Blog | November 17, 2017

NELP Fights Back in 2017

On it!  That’s the mantra and marching order at NELP these days, whether before the Labor Department, Congress, or the(…)

News Releases | November 13, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage, Building Momentum for Statewide Action in 2018

Montogomery County, Maryland, joins the growing list of local jurisdictions enacting $15 minimum wages.

Commentary | November 8, 2017

Don’t Let Congress Cheat Workers Out of Basic Rights

House Republicans advanced a bill to roll back longstanding “joint employer” protections for workers contracted by big companies.

Blog | November 8, 2017

NELP Honors Workers Defense Project and Jose Garza

NELP commends Mr. Garza and the Workers Defense Project for their fierce advocacy during these trying times.

Blog | November 8, 2017

Injured Workers Lead the Fight to Transform Workers’ Comp in Mississippi

NELP is partnering with the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights to improve worker safety in the state.

News Releases | November 7, 2017

On House Passing Bill to Allow Joint Employers to Escape Accountability for Wrongdoing

Today, the House sided with large corporations over the rights of workers to be paid fairly for their labor.

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

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

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

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