Blog | June 17, 2022

Reversing Labor Laws Rooted in Slavery

At-will employment and the subminimum wage emerged from the backlash to Emancipation.

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

NELP’s ED Rebecca Dixon reflects on two years of COVID-19

Blog | February 25, 2022

A Pro-Worker Vision Ahead of the State of the Union

Milwaukee Public School Teachers and Supporters Picket by Charles Edward Miller 4-24-18 (CC BY-SA 2.0) This year’s State of the(…)

Blog | August 31, 2021

Why Immediate and Long-Term Unemployment Reform is a Matter of Racial and Gender Justice

A transformed unemployment insurance system must center racial and gender justice.

Videos | April 23, 2021

Dangerously Wrong: How the Gig Economy is a Structurally Racist System of Work 

In a virtual briefing before Congressional staff on March 4, 2021, “Centering Workers of Color to Ensure Essential Rights in(…)

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

Blog | January 25, 2021

Reflecting on NELP’s Partnership with the Local Solutions Support Center to Fight Preemption and Protect Pro-worker Advocacy

To better respond to the threat of preemption, NELP and LSSC formed a partnership in 2019.

Blog | December 23, 2020

An Equitable Recovery Must Include Workers With Records

In the coming months, policymakers must prioritize the demands of workers of color, including demands for fair access to work(…)

Blog | October 23, 2020

Unemployment Payments Are Running Out for Millions, Even as Long-Term Unemployment Surges

An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.

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