News Releases | September 12, 2017

Removing Barriers to Economic Opportunity for Americans with Criminal Records Is Focus of New Multistate Initiative

NELP and allies will partner with state-based leaders in criminal justice reform and re-entry to advance two policies: clean-slate automatic(…)

Press Clips | September 6, 2017

“We are all scared”: “Dreamers” face job risk and worse

We are encouraging employers to stand by their employees regardless of what happens.

News Releases | September 5, 2017

Trump’s Plan to End DACA Inconsistent with Nation’s Highest Values

Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is inexcusable.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

Relaxing Today? Thousands Cannot.

For millions of people, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

These Labor Laws Are Suppressing Black Workers

The fights for civil rights, economic justice, and labor rights are inextricably tied.

News Releases | August 31, 2017

On Federal Judge’s Egregious Decision Invalidating DOL’s Overtime Rule

Labor Secretary Acosta should appeal this ruling immediately. This decision should not stand.

Blog | August 29, 2017

Ban-the-Box “Statistical Discrimination” Studies Draw the Wrong Conclusions

Ban-the-box is just one part of a comprehensive racial justice and economic opportunity agenda.

News Releases | August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Response Must Include Programs to Protect Affected Workers

Workers whose jobs are affected need swift support from Unemployment Insurance and Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

Press Clips | August 27, 2017

Trump Targets Obama Rule on Workers’ Tips

When customers tip, they believe that that money is going to the worker.

Back to Top of Page