Blog | April 11, 2019

NELP: A History of Advancing Workplace Protections

Since 1969, NELP has worked through the ebbs and flows of laws regulating worker protections in the United States.

Blog | April 3, 2019

Ford Foundation’s Anna Wadia Honored as NELP Beth Shulman Fellow

NELP is honored to recognize Wadia for her work advancing dignity and justice on the job.

Blog | March 28, 2019

NELP Honors Young Leaders of Make the Road New Jersey

The young members of Make the Road: NJ helped New Jersey become the fourth to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

Blog | March 22, 2019

A Legacy of Fighting Back: Taking on the Exploitative “Workfare” System

When a new congressional majority rode to power in the 1990s on an agenda that demonized civil legal services and(…)

Blog | March 20, 2019

Claims That Auto-IRAs Will Backfire Don’t Hold Water

Let’s talk about how to ensure all workers can comfortably save for retirement, not about limiting their opportunities to save.

Blog | March 12, 2019

NELP Celebrates 50 Years of Advancing Dignity and Justice at Work

Since our founding in 1969, the National Employment Law Project has fought to secure the rights of workers and unemployed(…)

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

Blog | February 21, 2019

NELP Legal Department Discusses Employment-at-Will Doctrine in Amicus Brief

In the retaliation context, employers resurrect arbitration clauses again and again, leaving workers unable to vindicate their rights.

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

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