News Releases | November 29, 2022

Ten Years In, Fight for $15 and a Union Movement Helped Reduce Racial Wealth Gap Nationally, Injected $87.6 Billion Annually into U.S. Economy

The Fight for $15 has helped Black and Latinx working people build wealth and inspired worker organizing across the U.S.

Blog | November 7, 2022

Workers Demand True Flexibility with Full Employment Protections  

Workers’ demands and organizing efforts will deliver true flexibility and economic security.

News Releases | November 4, 2022

October Jobs Report: Disparities Persist as Unemployment Ticks Up

Despite continued job gains, the number of unemployed workers increased by 306,000.

News Releases | November 2, 2022

NELP Report and Survey Show California’s Strong Worker Protections are Undercut by Employer Retaliation

California Workers and Advocates Call on Policymakers to Address Rampant Retaliation and Adopt Policies to Shift Power to Workers A(…)

News Releases | October 11, 2022

NELP Applauds DOL’s Proposed Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL has taken a significant step forward in ensuring all people who work for someone else have access to(…)

News Releases | October 7, 2022

September Jobs Report: Hiring Slows, Public Employment Falls, and Racial Inequities Persist

We cannot simply accept the deep racial disparities that continue to mark employment—and unemployment—in the U.S.

News Releases | September 14, 2022

New Report: Audit Testing Could be Vital Tool in Identifying, Combatting Employment Discrimination

Audit testing can proactively identify discrimination in the hiring process – public agencies should use it.

News Releases | September 13, 2022

Unemployment Benefits Kept 2.3 Million People Out of Poverty in 2021

A new analysis of just-released Supplemental Poverty Measure data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that unemployment insurance (UI) benefits,(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2022

August Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows and Unemployment Rises for Black and Latinx Workers

Last month saw a troubling rise in unemployment for workers of color.

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