Blog | January 25, 2021

Reflecting on NELP’s Partnership with the Local Solutions Support Center to Fight Preemption and Protect Pro-worker Advocacy

To better respond to the threat of preemption, NELP and LSSC formed a partnership in 2019.

Blog | January 25, 2021

NELP and NYCOSH File Amicus Brief Supporting Amazon Workers’ Demands for COVID-19 Protections

NYC Amazon workers sued Amazon seeking a court order requiring the company to implement health and safety practices needed to(…)

Blog | December 23, 2020

An Equitable Recovery Must Include Workers With Records

In the coming months, policymakers must prioritize the demands of workers of color, including demands for fair access to work(…)

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

Blog | December 21, 2020

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

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

Blog | December 16, 2020

How Farmworkers in Michigan are Fighting for Labor Rights and Respect

Reyes-Trujillo v. Four Star Greenhouse illustrates why a strong Fair Labor Standards Act joint employment standard is critical to raising(…)

Blog | December 10, 2020

What Should You Expect in the Coming Weeks If You Are Unemployed?

This is a truly frightening time for the many millions of people across the country who are unemployed. Here is(…)

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 | 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.

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