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    • 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    • 02-05-09 NELP's advocacy helped to defeat proposals in the Montana Senate that would have repealed the state's annual cost-of-living increases and frozen the state's minimum wage for tipped workers like waitresses.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
    • 01-15-09 House recovery bill, developed in concert with President-elect Obama, would bring swift relief to the jobless. Read More
    • 01-15-09 NELP has filed an amicus brief in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court opposing efforts by Bayada Nurses Inc. to strip minimum wage and overtime rights from home health care workers in Pennsylvania. Read More
    • 01-09-09 Jobs are being lost at a scale unimaginable just a few months ago. Now, there's unprecedented urgency to efforts in Washington to expand the safety net for the jobless by passing the UI Modernization Act. Read More
    • 01-07-09 Read a major analysis of "Migrant Labor, Forced Labor and Human Rights," presented at this year's LERA conference. Read More
    • 01-07-09 As state legislatures reconvene, the recession is on top of the agenda. NELP provides new recommendations for model policies to protect the jobless. Read More
    • 12-30-08 New Jersey's Minimum Wage Advisory Commission has released its 2008 Annual Report, which calls on lawmakers to raise the minimum wage and adopts other proposals recommended by NELP and allies. Read More
    • 12-14-08 NELP joined New York's Center for Working Families in co-sponsoring its annual policy conference, which included a "good jobs" presentation by policy co-director Annette Bernhardt. Read More
    • 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

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