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    • 12-09-10 NELP's Maurice Emsellem presents on model criminal-background-check reforms to National Conference of State Legislatures. Read More
    • 12-09-10 NELP's Cathy Ruckelshaus speaks about independent-contractor misclassification in home healthcare industry at convening of state labor task forces from ME, RI, VT, MA, NY, MD, NH, and CT. Read More
    • 12-08-10 New NELP report reveals how port trucking industry routinely misclassifies its truckers as "independent contractors," subjecting them to poverty-level wages, huge rig upkeep costs, and denial of basic employee protections. Read More
    • 12-06-10 4.2 Million Americans will be cut off from federal Unemployment Insurance through February 2011. At least 7 million will face cut‐off through 2011, highlighting urgent need for Congress to reauthorize federal programs Read More
    • 12-06-10 NELP highlights comprehensive new study that adds to decade-and-a-half of research finding that increases in minimum wage do not reduce employment. Read More
    • 12-04-10 Powerful, new must-watch VIDEO: 'Lifeline' features unemployed workers telling their stories and imploring Americans to urge Congress to pass full-year reauthorization of federal unemployment benefit programs. Watch. Listen. Call Congress. Read More
    • 12-03-10 NELP's Sarah Leberstein speaks at rally against wage theft, organized by the New Haven Workers Alliance, Junta for Progressive Action, and Unidad Latina en Accion. Read More
    • 12-03-10 NELP issues statement on grim jobs report for November, raising call to action to renew unemployment insurance. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's Judi Conti describes how unemployment insurance supports local economies on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's George Wentworth discusses the need to reauthorize federal unemployment insurance on WNYC Public Radio's The Brian Lehrer Show. Read More
    • 11-30-10 NELP's Christine Owens addresses the challenges facing workers today and strategies for rebuilding a good-jobs economy at a forum co-hosted by Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Read More
    • 11-24-10 NELP's Annette Bernhardt calls on the New York State Legislature to pass the Wage Theft Prevention Act in Albany Times-Union op-ed. Read More
    • 11-19-10 NELP applauds victory for agency-employed home-care aides in PA high court decision. Read More
    • 11-19-10 NELP's Cathy Ruckelshaus presents at a White House ceremony announcing the Labor Department's Bridge to Justice program, which will connect workers suffering wage theft with attorneys. Read More
    • 11-18-10 NELP statement on House vote, CBO & DOL reports: stop-gap extensions fall short of what economy needs; Congress must act quickly. Read More
    • 11-18-10 Join our friends at Interfaith Worker Justice and workers from across the country for a day of action against wage theft. Read More
    • 11-17-10 The calls to renew the federal unemployment insurance programs through 2011 grew Wednesday as more than 100,000 petitioners from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. submitted a letter to members of Congress urging them to reauthorize the programs expiring November 30th. Read More
    • 11-15-10 A new poll shows that a large majority support continuing the federal unemployment insurance programs. Three-in-four Americans say it's too soon to cut benefits. Read More
    • 11-12-10 NELP's Tsedeye Gebreselassie authors op-ed supporting Washington State's minimum wage increase. Read More
    • 11-10-10 NELP's Annette Bernhardt testifies before the New York City Council on the problem of wage theft and policies to fight it. Read More

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