News Releases | December 3, 2018

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.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

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.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

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.

News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

News Releases | November 2, 2018

On Trump DOL’s Proposal to Allow States to Drug-Test Unemployment Insurance Applicants

Drug testing UI applicants—when there is no basis for suspicion—is a gross insult to unemployed Americans everywhere.

News Releases | October 31, 2018

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.

News Releases | October 23, 2018

Trump Administration’s Extreme Proposal on Gender: A Disgraceful Attack on Transgender People, Equality, and Justice

This administration’s latest attack on transgender people is immoral and unconstitutional—and it cannot stand.

News Releases | October 17, 2018

On the U.S. Labor Department’s Fall Regulatory Agenda

It is truly sad to see DOL, the agency charged with promoting the welfare of the nation’s workers, proposing to(…)

News Releases | October 16, 2018

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

News Releases | October 16, 2018

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

The D.C. Council chose instead to listen to big money donors over its constituents, taking a dangerous track at a(…)

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