News Releases | August 16, 2017

40 Groups Urge Agriculture Secretary to Oppose Increasing Line Speeds in Poultry Plants

Increasing line speeds at poultry plants would jeopardize workers’ and consumers’ safety.

News Releases | June 29, 2017

Members of Congress Urge USDA to Protect Workers, Reject Increase in Poultry Processing Line Speeds

Rep. Rosa DeLauro and 12 others urge Agriculture Sec. to protect the health and safety of poultry workers.

News Releases | June 23, 2017

Trump DOL Proposes Rollback of Beryllium Protections

The Trump administration is taking us backwards again, abandoning workplace protections against toxic beryllium fumes and dust.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

OSHA Cites Saipan Casino Contractors for Egregious Worker Safety Violations

OSHA fined the companies $191,000 for 20 serious violations, among the largest penalties this year.

News Releases | May 15, 2017

NELP Applauds Federal Legislation on Accurate Workplace Safety Records

It would restore OSHA’s ability to sanction larger employers in the most dangerous industries for hiding serious workplace injuries.

Press Clips | May 1, 2017

Exploitation and Abuse at the Chicken Plant

Poultry processing is an industry that targets the most vulnerable group of workers.

Blog | April 27, 2017

The Cost Of Rolling Back Worker Protections: First 100 Days

Stripping away health and safety protections means more worker deaths and injuries on the job.

News Releases | April 27, 2017

Report: 27 Workers a Day Suffer Amputation or Hospitalization, acc. to OSHA Severe Injury Data from 29 States

The workers who put food on our tables should not have to sacrifice their health for a paycheck.

News Releases | April 20, 2017

NELP and Economic Policy Institute to Host Workers’ Memorial Day Symposium

Join us on 4/28 to explore how we can improve workplace safety standards and enforcement.

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