News Releases | April 6, 2016

Report: How Trades Unions Can Help the Formerly Incarcerated Find Good Jobs

Union-led programs inside and outside prisons are helping the formerly incarcerated find meaningful employment.

News Releases | February 29, 2016

NELP Applauds Foundations’ Move to ‘Ban the Box’

Leading philanthropies to adopt fair-chance hiring for people with records.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

AG’s Settlement Agreement Shows New York Leads on Fair-Chance Hiring

Retailers Big Lots and Marshalls will remove the criminal history question from job applications in NY.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On Uber’s New Background Check Policy

Uber’s new background check policy ultimately fails the workers it’s meant to help.

News Releases | January 12, 2016

SOTU: President Obama Can Double-Down on His Legacy for Workers in 2016

The president can bolster his legacy of improving the lives of working families.

News Releases | November 2, 2015

On the President’s Announcement on ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring

The President’s announcement in Newark is a positive first step.

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

Employers: consider qualifications first.

News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

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