News Releases | December 2, 2022

November Jobs Report: As Job Growth Continues, Fixing Unemployment Insurance Remains an Urgent Priority

“Before the next recession, Congress must act with urgency and implement permanent, structural reform of the unemployment insurance system.”

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(…)

Press Clips | October 18, 2022

Amazon warehouse workers vote against union, a setback for US labor campaign

Via: ABC News

Amazon workers at a warehouse in Albany, New York, voted overwhelmingly against unionization on Tuesday.

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(…)

Press Clips | October 11, 2022

Here’s what a new Biden administration labor proposal would mean for independent contractors

Via: CNBC

The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on guidelines around employers’ classification of workers(…)

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.

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