Press Clips | March 26, 2022

Raising interest rates won’t fix the real reason behind inflation: price-gouging and corporate greed

Via: Business Insider

Last week, the Federal Reserve issued the first of a projected seven interest-rate hikes this year in order to slow the American(…)

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

NELP’s ED Rebecca Dixon reflects on two years of COVID-19

Press Clips | March 9, 2022

Hochul proposes covering costs to farmers for new overtime rules

Via: Times Union

A subsidy that could cost taxpayers up to $130 million annually is being proposed by Gov. Kathy Hochul to indefinitely(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2022

February Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Leaves Out Black Women

The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

Blog | February 25, 2022

A Pro-Worker Vision Ahead of the State of the Union

Milwaukee Public School Teachers and Supporters Picket by Charles Edward Miller 4-24-18 (CC BY-SA 2.0) This year’s State of the(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

Press Clips | February 10, 2022

1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds

Via: In These Times

A stunning 24% of workers in the temp industry say they have had their wages stolen from them by their employers,(…)

Press Clips | February 9, 2022

Red State Lawmakers Look at Noncompete Bans for Low-Wage Workers

The movement toward shielding low-wage workers from job-mobility restrictions could be gaining more bipartisan appeal, as a handful of GOP-majority(…)

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