Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

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

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.”

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.

News Releases | November 7, 2017

On House Passing Bill to Allow Joint Employers to Escape Accountability for Wrongdoing

Today, the House sided with large corporations over the rights of workers to be paid fairly for their labor.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

Who Owns a Tip? Trump May Shift It to Restaurant Owners

If the Trump administration rescinds the Obama-era tipping rule, they will essentially be making tip stealing legal.

Commentary | October 13, 2017

America’s Workers Deserve to Get Paid for Burning the Midnight Oil

Will the Labor Department appeal a judge’s recent decision that could deny overtime pay to millions of Americans?

Commentary | September 4, 2017

Relaxing Today? Thousands Cannot.

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

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.

News Releases | August 16, 2017

SCOTUS Forced Arbitration Case Could End Worker Class-Action Lawsuits, Amicus Brief Warns

Workers challenging employer misconduct cannot be forced to give up their right to sue as a group.

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