Blog | June 17, 2022

Reversing Labor Laws Rooted in Slavery

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

Blog | May 19, 2022

Limiting Non-Compete Agreements Is Key to a Just Recovery

Many state legislatures are successfully taking on the challenge of non-compete reform.

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.

Blog | February 13, 2020

Trump NLRB Earns an “F” for Proposing to Take Away Graduate Student Workers’ Rights

Last fall, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) published a notice that sounds a lot like a(…)

Blog | February 6, 2020

The PRO Act Protects Worker Democracy, and That’s Good for All of Us

The PRO Act would strengthen workers’ ability to unionize and collectively bargain for better pay and working conditions, and much(…)

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

On the historical shift in the labor movement over how unions should be organized.

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