Press Clips | December 14, 2017

Mississippi Worker Injury Rate, Compensation Among Worst in Nation: Report

Via: Clarion Ledger

Mississippi has one of the worst injury rates in the country, according to a new report.

News Releases | December 14, 2017

NELP Responds to Trump Administration’s Fall Regulatory Agenda

The Trump administration’s regulatory agenda translates to less money, less protection, and less security for our nation’s workers.

News Releases | December 14, 2017

Report: Mississippi Workers Are Dying on the Job at One of the Highest Rates in the Nation

Mississippi has one of the highest on-the-job fatality rates, but the lowest workers’ compensation benefits of any state.

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

News Releases | December 7, 2017

NELP Applauds GAO Report on Workplace Hazards in Meat and Poultry Industry

The report confirms that dangerous working conditions persist in the nation’s meat and poultry industry.

News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

News Releases | November 28, 2017

NELP Blasts DOL Move Delaying Enforcement of Conflict-of-Interest Rule Another 18 Months

America’s retirement savers need strong, enforceable protections against conflicts of interest.

Commentary | November 23, 2017

Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

Via: New York Times

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

News Releases | November 22, 2017

NELP on Uber Data Breach

Uber has little regard for its customers and no regard whatsoever for the drivers who make its profits possible.

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