Blog | September 4, 2020

Remembering Hamlet

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

Blog | August 10, 2020

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

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

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(…)

Blog | June 23, 2020

Labor Secretary Scalia Wrongly Rejects Federal Role in Enforcing Unemployment Rights of Workers Who Refuse Unsafe Work

This commentary was cross-published on the ACS Expert Forum Blog Background The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the structural challenges(…)

Blog | April 27, 2020

Unemployment benefit amounts must be high enough to sustain workers in this crisis

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to keep workers connected to the workforce. It is an earned benefit that(…)

Blog | April 8, 2020

How To Improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Application Process

The federal Worker Training and Retraining Notice (WARN) Act, or state level WARN acts could help streamline UI.

Blog | April 8, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Need Frontline Protections

Grocery workers are being infected, and some are dying, because of lax protections.

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

Blog | April 1, 2020

Worker Health Is Public Health

The federal government is failing to ensure the safety and health of front line workers.

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