Voters Say ‘Yes’ on Workers’ Issues

A round-up of 2018 mid-term election results.

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Worker Safety During Cleanup and Recovery From Hurricanes

An overview of hazards workers may face during post-hurricane cleanup and a summary of worker’s rights.

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How Workers Can Access Disaster Unemployment Assistance After Hurricane Florence

A Fact Sheet outlining Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), for portions of North and South Carolina.

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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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Creating Barriers to Public Assistance is Not the Pathway to Work

Work requirements are just one of many ways this extreme agenda chips away at families’ life-saving benefits.

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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

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.

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Blog

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

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Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

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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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NELP Mourns the Passing of Jim Leonard

A preeminent expert on the Fair Labor Standards Act, Jim was driven by a profound commitment to upholding workers’ rights.

Posted October 4, 2018 Read More

News Releases

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

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

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News Releases

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

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On DOL’s Ill-Advised Proposal to Repeal Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals

DOL is ignoring evidence of the dangers for young workers operating power-driven patient lifting devices.

Posted September 26, 2018 Read More

News Releases

Burden of Proof is on Kavanaugh: NELP Renews Call for Thorough Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegations

The National Employment Law Project calls upon the Senate to ensure a fair and comprehensive investigation by the Federal Bureau(…)

Posted September 25, 2018 Read More

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NELP Urges Thorough Investigation of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Judge Kavanaugh

Sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination are disturbingly common in the workplace and in every corner of American life.

Posted September 18, 2018 Read More

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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