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    • 04-19-10 NELP contributes to three reports on United States compliance with human rights treaties, for the UN's Universal Periodic Review process. Read More
    • 04-15-10 NELP's California office seeks an experienced attorney to confront unfair barriers to employment for individuals with criminal records. Read More
    • 04-15-10 In a case co-argued by NELP, the Washington Supreme Court holds that evidence of a plaintiffs' undocumented immigration status is so unfairly prejudicial that it ought to be excluded from court proceedings. Read More
    • 04-15-10 NELP releases round-up of state legislation reducing barriers to employment of people with criminal records. Read More
    • 04-14-10 A new report released today by NELP and its partners in the Just Pay Working Group outlines how the Obama administration can combat the epidemic of illegal pay practices that is exploiting gaps in workplace enforcement and hurting millions of workers, their families and their communities. Read More
    • 04-14-10 NELP and allies filed a class-action lawsuit against McMillan’s Home Care Agency in New York City, charging that workers were consistently underpaid and never paid overtime, despite routinely working upwards of 60 hours per week. Read More
    • 04-09-10 NELP report explore roots of unemployment trust fund crisis already hitting 33 states. Read More
    • 04-05-10 NELP testified before Nevada's Legislative Commission to Study Employee Misclassification about independent contractor legislative models. Read More
    • 03-31-10 NELP co-authors report with the Center for American Progress that provides states and localities with a toolkit of model “responsible contracting” reforms that have proven to improve the quality of jobs generated by government contracting. Read More
    • 03-26-10 NELP Statement: 1 million people are newly at risk of losing benefits in April due to congressional inaction on federal extensions. Read More
    • 03-22-10 NELP's Annette Bernhardt and Jen Kern testify at a congressional briefing sponsored by the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United on working conditions in the restaurant industry. Read More
    • 03-15-10 South Dakota leads the way for a second wave of modernization of state unemployment programs under the recovery act. Read More
    • 03-12-10 The Washington State Legislature approves strong new wage theft protections for workers, HB 3145, supported by a broad labor, legal services and worker center coalition, including NELP. Read More
    • 03-11-10 NELP testified before the Vermont Senate Committee on Finance in opposition to proposed unemployment insurance benefit cuts. Read More
    • 03-09-10 NELP submitted written testimony opposing a proposed exemption in Maryland unemployment insurance law aimed at messenger drivers who sign an independent contractor agreement. Read More
    • 03-02-10 NELP finds that over 200,000 per week will lose UI benefits due to Congress' failure to reauthorize extensions. Read More
    • 02-26-10 NELP’s Haeyoung Yoon testified on low-wage and immigrant workers’ rights to core labor protections and the federal government’s obligation to protect human rights in preparation for the United Nation’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. Read More
    • 02-26-10 Middle Class Task Force plan to crack down on independent contractor misclassification helps working families, law-abiding employers, and the economy overall. Read More
    • 02-24-10 NELP, AFSCME, and SEIU oppose a proposed Maryland unemployment bill that would exempt home health care workers who sign an agency agreement saying they are independent contractors. Read More
    • 02-10-10 NELP seeks a dynamic Communications Director to boost the reach and visibility of NELP and its work. Read More

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