Blog | March 18, 2016

New York City Moves to Implement Fair-Chance Hiring Law

NELP has submitted comments on the proposed rules to implement the new law.

News Releases | February 29, 2016

NELP Applauds Foundations’ Move to ‘Ban the Box’

Leading philanthropies to adopt fair-chance hiring for people with records.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

AG’s Settlement Agreement Shows New York Leads on Fair-Chance Hiring

Retailers Big Lots and Marshalls will remove the criminal history question from job applications in NY.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On Uber’s New Background Check Policy

Uber’s new background check policy ultimately fails the workers it’s meant to help.

News Releases | January 12, 2016

SOTU: President Obama Can Double-Down on His Legacy for Workers in 2016

The president can bolster his legacy of improving the lives of working families.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Commentary | November 3, 2015

CNBC: Here’s What Paul Ryan Should Do First

Start by passing an increase to the federal minimum wage.

News Releases | November 2, 2015

On the President’s Announcement on ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring

The President’s announcement in Newark is a positive first step.

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

Employers: consider qualifications first.

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