News Releases | October 5, 2016

It’s Time to Fix the Broken Workers’ Compensation System

A Labor Department forum highlights the deeply troubled state of workers’ comp.

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

News Releases | August 24, 2016

NELP Applauds Obama Administration for Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rules and Guidance

Under the new rules, contractors who do not comply with the law are finally held accountable.

News Releases | August 16, 2016

Tyson Foods Faces Significant OSHA Fines for Plant Hazards

OSHA leveled $263,000 in fines for dangerous conditions that can lead to disfiguring injuries.

Commentary | August 1, 2016

Fed Contracts Only for Those Who Respect Workplace Laws

Let’s not reward corporations that jeopardize workers’ safety, shortchange them on wages, and discriminate against them on the job.

News Releases | July 29, 2016

On OSHA’s First-Ever Citation of Big Poultry for Delaying Medical Care to Injured Workers

The conditions found at the Pilgrim’s Pride plant are all too common throughout the industry.

Commentary | July 1, 2016

For Workplace Safety Violators, Life Is Cheap

The Labor Department announced that penalties for workplace safety rules violatons will increase for the first time in 25 years.

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

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