My Vision for Justice

Executive Director, Rebecca Dixon, shares her vision for NELP’s contribution to our movement.

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Minimum Wage Increases Reverse Post-Recession Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Real wages for most U.S. workers remain below 2009 levels, but minimum wage increases prove highly effective.

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Fighting Wage Preemption: Restoring Local Democracy and Workers’ Hard-Won Wages

Workers are losing billions of dollars every year because their state legislatures blocked local raises.

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PACKAGING PAIN: Workplace Injuries in Amazon’s Empire

Amazon’s own internal data paints a troubling picture about what is happening inside its fulfillment centers.

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Legacy, Reflection, and Connection

In 2018-19, NELP’s impact resonated in 41 states and 2 territories, and at the federal level!

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Guide Helps Employers Respond to Immigration Action

NELP and NILC have published a guide for employers on how they can prepare for immigration enforcement.

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News Releases

On AFSCME’s Lawsuit Challenging USDOL Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

The rule opens the door for private companies to control public-serving functions, with no accountability to the public.

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News Releases

Report: Forced Arbitration Enabled Employers to Steal $12.6 Billion From Workers in Low Paid Jobs in 2019

The rise of forced arbitration is fueling the wage theft crisis.

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News Releases

NELP Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

The legislation lays out an urgent and far-reaching vision for building worker power by reforming federal labor laws.

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News Releases

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

Posted January 24, 2020 Read More

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Digging Up the Root: About the “We”

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My Vision for Justice

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Thank you, Christine Owens! 

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NELP 50

Thank you for your support of NELP during our 50th anniversary year of advancing dignity and justice at work.

Featured Campaigns

Building Safe and Healthy Workplaces for Every Worker in America

Nearly three million workers are seriously injured on the job every year.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

More workers than ever are struggling to get by on low-wage jobs.

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Ensuring People with Convictions Have a Fair Chance to Work

A conviction in one’s past shouldn’t be a life sentence to joblessness.

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Are the Trump Administration and Congress Really "Putting Workers First?”

See our new resource page tracking day-to-day developments on worker issues under the current administration and Congress.

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