Blog | December 1, 2020

NELP Mourns Passing of Larry Willis

As president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Dep’t, Larry was a fierce advocate for workers.

Blog | December 1, 2020

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

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.

Blog | October 9, 2020

A Carceral Pandemic: The Normalization of Mass Death and Mass Criminalization

As we come into the sixth month of social distancing and a myriad of overlapping, co-constitutive crises, it’s both easy(…)

Blog | September 28, 2020

Federal Court Decision on Joint Employer Rule a Win for Temp Workers

This month, a federal court in New York struck down the heart of the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial new(…)

Blog | September 10, 2020

Thank you, Maurice! We Will Miss You.

The NELP team congratulates Maurice Emsellem on being appointed senior advisor at the CA Labor & Workforce Development Agency.

Blog | September 4, 2020

Remembering the Hamlet Fire

Blog | September 4, 2020

Remembering the Hamlet Fire

Today, the sweeping changes we need to prevent another modern-day, preventable workplace catastrophe like the Hamlet Fire are overdue.

Blog | August 13, 2020

What have the Courts Decided about Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees?

A look back on legal decisions in the last six months finding gig companies to be employers under various state(…)

Blog | July 20, 2020

People of the State of California v. Uber & Lyft

On July 17, 2020, NELP, in collaboration with Legal Aid at Work and other California-based workers’ rights organizations, urged the(…)

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