Press Clips | December 14, 2017

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

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

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.

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 | November 22, 2017

On the Publication of OSHA’s Final Rule on Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

OSHA’s rule will help prevent serious injuries and workplace deaths.

Blog | November 8, 2017

NELP Honors Workers Defense Project and Jose Garza

NELP commends Mr. Garza and the Workers Defense Project for their fierce advocacy during these trying times.

Blog | November 8, 2017

Injured Workers Lead the Fight to Transform Workers’ Comp in Mississippi

NELP is partnering with the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights to improve worker safety in the state.

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.

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.

News Releases | October 16, 2017

Unprecedented Coalition Urges Food Safety Officials to Reject Poultry Industry Effort to Increase Line Speeds

The current pace of 140 birds per minute is already dangerous for workers and consumers.

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