New at NELP SUBSCRIBE TO RSS

    • 04-23-09 Legal co-director Cathy Ruckelshaus testified before Congress on the H-2B guestworker program and strategies for improving the U.S. Department of Labor's enforcement of the rights of guestworkers. Read More
    • 04-23-09 NELP testifies in Congress--documenting successful efforts by NELP and its allies to implement stimulus-funded improvements to state unemployment programs. Read More
    • 04-13-09 NELP update: 40 states are in the process of taking up federal unemployment insurance stimulus funds. Read More
    • 03-30-09 NELP and allies release policy blueprint for reforming New York's economic development strategy to rebuild the middle class. Read More
    • 03-26-09 NELP staff attorney Tsedeye Gebreselassie speaks at New York State Attorney General press conference announcing arrests of two Bronx employers who repeatedly violated minimum wage and overtime laws. Read More
    • 03-20-09 NELP lauds the nomination of M. Patricia Smith to be Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More
    • 03-20-09 New NELP analysis calls on states to take immediate action to cover 1/2 million long-term jobless workers with extended benefits available through the stimulus bill. Read More
    • 03-18-09 NELP Staff Attorney Raj Nayak will be leading a session on workers' rights campaigns at the 2009 LaborNotes School this Saturday, March 21. Read More
    • 03-13-09 NELP and its state allies have successfully advocated for unemployment insurance modernization changes in Iowa and South Dakota, as momentum builds for states to accept stimulus funds. Read More
    • 03-12-09 NELP issues two new versions of our guidebook for advocates, Rights Begin at Home: Defending Domestic Workers' Rights. Click here for the newly-updated California version, and here for the brand-new Illinois version.
    • 03-10-09 "The Employee Free Choice Act will create better jobs, strengthen the economy and rebuild America’s middle class." Statement by Christine L. Owens, NELP's Executive Director, commenting on the bill's introduction today. Read More
    • 03-09-09 NELP's National Wage & Hour Clearinghouse is one year old!  Click here for more information about how we've created an online community to promote policy, litigation and organizing campaigns around fair pay. Read More
    • 02-28-09 NELP issues updated state implementation guide for the Unemployment Insurance Modernization provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Click here for all of NELP's ARRA materials. Read More
    • 02-23-09 NELP, along with a coalition of 50 community and labor groups, calls for Congress to suspend "midnight regulations" that would undermine the goals of the H2B guestworker program. Read More
    • 02-19-09 New NELP analysis shows states how they can take advantage of stimulus dollars to cover 800,000 workers exhausting federal jobless benefits. Read More
    • 02-15-09 Millions of the jobless to get critical aid as NELP and its allies achieve major victories in economic recovery legislation. Read More
    • 02-05-09 NELP's advocacy helped to defeat proposals in the Montana Senate that would have repealed the state's annual cost-of-living increases and frozen the state's minimum wage for tipped workers like waitresses. Read More
    • 01-23-09 Together with Eileen Appelbaum of Rutgers , NELP published an op-ed in the New Jersey Star Ledger calling on the state legislature to increase the minimum wage as a way to provide a stimulus for the state’s economy. Read More
    • 01-22-09 New York's unemployment rate surged to a 14 year high of 7.0% and advocates called for Albany to fix jobless benefits. Read More
    • 01-21-09 NELP has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit urging the court to reconsider a decision that would expose state and local workplace protection laws to wasteful litigation.  Read More

    Page 38 of 40 « First  <  36 37 38 39 40 >