Tsedeye Gebreselassie

Director of Work Quality


Tsedeye Gebreselassie is director of work quality at the National Employment Law Project and works on researching, developing, and promoting policies that raise job standards and expand workplace protections for immigrant workers and workers in low-wage jobs.

She has appeared as a commentator in numerous outlets, including MSNBC, CNBC, and PBS, as well as NPR, Marketplace, and CBS Radio. She received her law degree magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern public interest scholar and articles editor on the Review of Law and Social Change, and she received her BA magna cum laude from Brown University.

Prior to joining NELP, Tsedeye clerked for the Honorable Ellen Bree Burns of the US District Court of Connecticut. Prior to law school, she worked as a labor and community organizer for New York’s Working Families Party. ​


J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Brown University

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