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    • 12-10-08 Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights by delivering human dignity to all those at work in America.  Support the work of NELP's partners to end the exclusion of nannies, housekeepers and caregivers from basic labor rights. Read More
    • 12-08-08 New national poll documents the serious hardships of unemployment, calling attention to the need to modernize the unemployment program. Read More
    • 12-05-08 "This is the big one." NELP statement on the November Jobs report. Read More
    • 11-20-08 NELP participates in EEOC meeting on employment discrimination faced by individuals with arrest and conviction histories. Read More
    • 11-20-08 Senate votes to provide urgently needed relief to jobless families--extra help will reach 1.2 million by the end of 2008. Read More
    • 11-20-08 NELP releases Rebuilding a Good Jobs Economy: A Blueprint for Recovery and Reform, a concrete and viable agenda on workplace and economic policy for the new administration and Congress. Read More
    • 11-20-08 NELP and allies join with Good Jobs First to issue a report on reforming federal economic development programs to work better for taxpayers, workers and the environment. Read More
    • 11-20-08 NELP has filed an EEOC complaint enforcing federal protections for workers of color unfairly denied employment based on a criminal record. Read More
    • 11-13-08 NELP has partnered with the Center for American Progress and the Half in Ten Campaign on a new report -- “Helping the Jobless Helps Us All” -- calling for unemployment insurance reform. Read More
    • 11-10-08 NELP's Rebecca Smith contributed recent Oxfam report that spotlights conditions after Hurricane Katrina as a prime example of the nation's failure to uphold basic workplace standards. Read More
    • 11-07-08 Major job cuts in October pushed the unemployment rate up to 6.5% and long-term joblessness to its highest level in 25 years. Read More
    • 10-29-08 NELP's Executive Director Christine Owens joined leading economic thinkers at a US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing on economic recovery. Read More
    • 10-27-08 NELP joined 220 delegates from 60 countries in Manila at the Global Forum on Migration and Development to advocate for a global approach to migration centered on protecting the human rights of migrants. Read More
    • 10-21-08 New figures show that states have experienced major increases in unemployment as the numbers of workers exhausting their state unemployment benefits has skyrocketed over the past year. Read More
    • 10-15-08 19 state unemployment trust funds are nearly out of funds or are just marginally solvent, and the situation is expected to worsen in 2009. Read More
    • 10-03-08 Long-term unemployment surges in September 2008--pointing to the need for expanded extended unemployment benefits. Read More
    • 09-26-08 NELP and allies critique proposed Fair Labor Standards Act regulations that would reduce worker protections for delivery, restaurant, nursing and food service workers, among others.  Read More
    • 09-17-08 NELP's Laura Moskowitz testifies before Congress and outline ways to proect the rights of 1.5 million port workers subjected to new criminal background checks over the past year. Read More
    • 09-12-08 NELP analysis calls on Congress to expand jobless benefits for 800,000 workers left without federal assistance in October. Read More
    • 09-05-08 NELP and allies from New Jersey’s Raise the Wage Campaign released Lost Time, Lost Pay, a report on the need to raise the state’s minimum wage. Read More

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