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    • 03-25-15 Story in today's Politico documents our push for federal hiring reforms to mitigate employment barriers faced by people with conviction histories. Read More
    • 03-25-15 NELP and nearly 200 allies call on President Obama to take executive action adopting fair-chance hiring reforms for people with past convictions. Read More
    • 03-18-15 NELP's Rebecca Smith on why actors in California who work in small theater productions should be covered by the state's minimum wage law. Read More
    • 03-18-15 NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at a town-hall event in Washington, D.C. Read More
    • 03-17-15 NELP policy brief lays out nine tools and strategies to build strong labor standards enforcement regimes in cities and counties. Read More
    • 03-16-15 NELP's Rebecca Smith explains how undocumented workers in U.S. are denied compensation and legal rights when injured at work, in closing statement before Interamerican Commission on Human Rights. Read More
    • 03-12-15 NELP's Sarah Leberstein testifies before Connecticut lawmakers on a bill requiring large low-wage employers to contribute to the public assistance programs their workers are forced to rely on. Read More
    • 03-06-15 Ahead of "Jobs Friday," NELP's Claire McKenna on why retail workers need a raise and more work hours. Read More
    • 03-05-15 NELP's Tsedeye Gebreselassie testifies before Connecticut lawmakers in support of full-time hours for building service workers. Read More
    • 02-28-15 New York Times editorial, citing NELP, calls on the Obama administration to adopt fair-chance hiring for federal agencies and contractors. Read More
    • 02-27-15 NELP's Irene Tung on why we need to give caregivers a raise, in Huffington Post. Read More
    • 02-27-15 NELP files amicus brief defending home care workers' right to federal minimum wage and overtime protections in D.C. appellate court case. Read More
    • 02-25-15 NELP's Yannet Lathrop on why Walmart's recently announced pay hike is far from enough, at CNN Opinion. Read More
    • 02-24-15 Tipped workers in New York State score a major victory. Read More
    • 02-24-15 NELP's George Wentworth testified against proposed unemployment insurance cuts before the Connecticut Assembly's Labor & Public Employees Committee. Read More
    • 02-23-15 Georgia governor signs "ban the box" executive order -- first Southern state to tackle hiring barriers faced by people with past convictions. Read More
    • 02-23-15 New NELP report looks at the impact of a $15 wage floor in the home care industry. Read More
    • 02-19-15 NELP on Walmart's wage announcement: workers "achieved something unprecedented." Read More
    • 02-13-15 New fact sheet outlines the Home Care Association of America v. Weil lawsuit and ways that employers and states should continue to implement wage protections for home care workers while the case is pending. Read More
    • 02-10-15 NELP's Rebecca Smith on what happens when the Ubers and Lyfts of today's on-demand economy collide with U.S. employment law, in CNN.com op-ed. Read More

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