Staff Attorney

Tsedeye Gebreselassie
tgebreselassie@nelp.org
(212) 285-3025 ext. 314
New York City Office

Areas of expertise
Living Wage and Minimum Wage • Immigrants and Work • Wage and Hour Protections

Biography
Tsedeye joined NELP in 2008. She works on researching, developing and promoting policies that raise job standards and expand workplace protections for low-wage and immigrant workers. She graduated magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern public interest scholar and an articles editor on Review of Law and Social Change. Prior to joining NELP, she clerked for Judge Ellen Bree Burns of the U.S. District Court of Connecticut. Prior to law school, she worked as a labor and community organizer for New York’s Working Families Party.

Education
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Brown University

Selected Publications
The Road to Responsible Contracting, 31 Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law 459 (2010)