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    • 07-25-11 NELP fact sheet explains troubling costs of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy measures being considered in various states. Read More
    • 07-25-11 NELP fact sheet details how deeply flawed E-Verify program for verifying workers' immigration status hurts workers, businesses, and economic recovery. Read More
    • 07-22-11 In Tennessean op-ed, NELP explains real pay for full-time minimum wage earners dropped $800 per year since Congress last raised minimum wage, two years ago this Sunday. Read More
    • 07-21-11 Two years since Congress last raised federal minimum wage, falling wages are curbing consumer spending and economic recovery, notes NELP. Read More
    • 07-18-11 NELP's Christine Owens testifies before National Labor Relations Board on how proposed rule to streamline union election procedures would benefit low-wage workers. Read More
    • 07-13-11 In The Hill op-ed, NELP calls on Obama administration to narrow so-called "companionship exemption" that shuts out home care workers from federal wage-and-hour protections. Read More
    • 07-08-11 In op-ed published on The Hill's Congress Blog, NELP’s Christine Owens and Mike Evangelist take Congress to task for considering free trade agreements without reauthorizing Trade Adjustment Assistance. Read More
    • 07-08-11 NELP issues statement on June employment report: job growth falls short while newly unemployed face uncertainty about federal unemployment insurance availability. Read More
    • 07-07-11 NELP issues fact sheet detailing possible cut-off of thousands of newly laid-off jobseekers from federal unemployment insurance if program is not renewed later this year. Read More
    • 07-06-11 Make the Road New York's Amy Carroll and CASA Latina's Carino Barragan join NELP in a Winning Wage Justice webinar: Raising Costs to Employers Who Violate the Law. Read More
    • 06-29-11 NELP issues statement regarding bipartisan deal to reauthorize Trade Adjustment Assistance for U.S. workers laid off due to free-trade policies. Read More
    • 06-29-11 NELP files discrimination complaints with U.S. Labor Department citing illegal job postings at One Stop centers denying job opportunities to people with criminal records. Read More
    • 06-27-11 NELP urges Michigan legislature to vote down two bills attacking unemployed workers and working families. Read More
    • 06-22-11 NELP issues statement on New Hampshire legislature overriding gubernatorial veto in order to enact anti-minimum-wage law. Read More
    • 06-20-11 NELP issues statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Read More
    • 06-17-11 NELP launches new website dedicated to raising the minimum wage--check it out: www.RaiseTheMinimumWage.org Read More
    • 06-07-11 NELP and Center for American Progress host special presentation: "Raising the Minimum Wage, Rebuilding the Economy." Watch the video. Read More
    • 06-06-11 NELP's Mike Evangelist, in Detroit Free Press op-ed, explains why Congress needs to put America's workers ahead of free trade by reauthorizing the expanded Trade Adjustment Assistance program. Read More
    • 06-03-11 NELP Statement: Higher unemployment and weak jobs growth in May mean no reduction in 11 million jobs deficit, and raise alarm about recent cuts to state unemployment insurance programs. Read More
    • 05-31-11 NELP applauds Maine for becoming 21st state to create unemployment insurance (UI) work-sharing program. It enables employers to avoid layoffs by instead reducing work hours, which are compensated by prorated UI benefits. NELP testified for LD 269, which was sponsored by Senator Diane Wood and became law without governor's signature. Read More

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