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Unfair Background Checks in California’s Health Care Jobs

Unfair background checks needlessly shut out Californians from fast-growing health care jobs.


  • 07-21-14 White House to honor NELP's Christine Owens for efforts to raise wages. Read More
  • 07-19-14 Illinois expands fair-hiring law, ensuring private employers "ban the box." Read More
  • 07-09-14 NELP report makes the case for a long overdue raise for tipped workers, as NELP and allies kick off a campaign to raise New York's tipped minimum wage. Read More
  • 07-01-14 NELP survey finds California's "ban the box" law takes hold across the state, meeting July 1st deadline. Read More
  • 06-30-14 NELP decries SCOTUS decision diluting home care workers' bargaining capacity. Read More
  • 06-27-14 NELP's Judy Conti joins Betsey Stevenson in a briefing on bi-partisan solutions to the crisis of long-term unemployment. Read More
  • 06-26-14 NELP files amicus brief at NLRB in joint employment case Read More
  • 06-24-14 NELP's Christine Owens applauds renewed effort by Senators Jack Reed and Dean Heller to extend federal jobless aid for the long-term unemployed, and hits lengthy obstruction for the tragic loss of retroactive benefits. Read More
  • 06-10-14 NELP's Judy Conti on House leaders shamefully running out the clock on extending jobless aid for the long-term unemployed. Read More
  • 06-06-14 NELP's Sarah Leberstein on the importance of wage rights for care workers, on NPR's the Takeaway. Read More

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