News Releases | October 30, 2017

On Labor Department’s Appeal of Ruling That Invalidated Overtime Reforms

The Labor Department is right to defend its authority to issue a robust overtime salary threshold.

Press Clips | October 27, 2017

Too Fast for Safety? Poultry Industry Wants to Speed Up the Slaughter Line

Higher line speeds increase emotional and physical stress for both workers and animals.

Blog | October 27, 2017

Illinois Leads the Way in Fighting Temp Worker Abuse

From the growth of the “gig economy” to employment structures that leave workers wondering “who’s the boss,” we’re seeing a(…)

Blog | October 26, 2017

NELP Honors Coalition That Brought $15 to Minneapolis, Midwest

NELP will honor the Minneapolis $15 minimum wage campaign at its November gala in Washington, D.C.

News Releases | October 25, 2017

Civil & Worker Rights Groups File Amicus Brief Supporting EEOC Guidance on Use of Criminal Background Checks in Employment

The EEOC guidance helps employers understand and comply with our nation’s civil rights laws, and reflects common sense.

News Releases | October 25, 2017

On the Labor Department’s Plan to Repeal Tipped Worker Protections

Despite what the Trump administration thinks, tips belong to the workers who have earned them—period.

Press Clips | October 23, 2017

Despite Some Progress, Poultry Workers Still Face Workplace Woes

The poultry industry treats its workers as if they’re expendable.

Press Clips | October 23, 2017

White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down

What moves these officials more? Corporate interests or the needs of their communities?

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