Raises from Coast to Coast in 2019

Workers will see bigger paychecks as 19 states and 21 cities #RaiseTheWage in the New Year.

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How to Access Disaster Unemployment Assistance After the California Wildfires

A fact sheet on Disaster Unemployment Assistance for workers in Butte, Los Angeles, and Ventura counties

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A State Agenda for America’s Workers

18 Ways to Promote Good Jobs in the States

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Curbing Stock Buybacks: A Crucial Step to Raising Worker Pay and Reducing Inequality

NELP and Roosevelt Institute report examines how workers could benefit if companies directed profit to workers

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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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SCOTUS Delivers Rare Forced Arbitration Win for Working People

SCOTUS rules that truck drivers whose wages were stolen will get their day in court.

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News Releases

Labor Department Refused to Release Survey It Claimed Justified Rolling Back Child Labor Protections. We Obtained a Copy. 

DOL is once again hiding unfavorable data from the public.

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News Releases

On Labor Secretary Acosta’s Handling of the Epstein Sex Abuse Case and What It Means for the Labor Department

NELP calls for a congressional investigation into how Mr. Acosta handled this case when he was U.S. attorney in Miami.

Posted December 3, 2018 Read More

News Releases

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

Posted November 29, 2018 Read More

News Releases

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

Posted November 14, 2018 Read More

Blog

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

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Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

Posted November 7, 2018 Read More

News Releases

NELP Commends House Bill to End Forced Arbitration in the Workplace, Following SCOTUS Decision in Epic Systems

The Restoring Justice for Workers Act would prohibit the use of forced arbitration clauses in employment contracts.

Posted October 31, 2018 Read More

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Goldman Sachs Attempts to Use Forced Arbitration to Shut Courthouse Doors on Women Alleging Sex Discrimination

After several courtroom losses, the bank is trying to strip women of their right to be in court at all.

Posted October 24, 2018 Read More

News Releases

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

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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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