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A Fair Chance at Federal Agency & Contractor Employment

Our new report calls on the President to tackle unfair federal hiring barriers faced by job-seekers with past convictions.


  • 01-22-15 NELP and grassroots advocates launch initiative calling on President Obama to embrace fair-chance hiring reforms. Read More
  • 01-20-15 NELP applauds President Obama's call for policies to sustain working families. Read More
  • 01-20-15 NELP's Arun Ivatury to President Obama regarding tonight's State of the Union speech: "On wages, go big: the American people have your back." On Read More
  • 01-15-15 New poll shows overwhelming public support for major minimum wage increase. Read More
  • 01-14-15 NELP decries U.S. District Court judge's decision vacating federal minimum wage rules for home care workers. Read More
  • 01-07-15 NELP's Sarah Leberstein on the growth of low-wage jobs in manufacturing, on NPR's "All Things Considered." Read More
  • 12-31-14 20 states to increase minimum wage on New Year's Day; majority of states will have rates above federal $7.25 per hour. Read More
  • 12-23-14 NELP issues statement on federal district court' s decision on minimum wage and overtime rules for home care workers. Read More
  • 12-17-14 New NELP report shows why federal overtime rules aren't working for America's workers and why we need reform. Read More
  • 12-04-14 NELP's Arun Ivatury on the latest round of fast-food worker strikes, in op-ed. Read More

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