Blog | August 14, 2018

Happy 83rd Birthday, Social Security!

Now is the time to strengthen Social Security, secure its long-term stability, and expand its benefits.

Blog | August 13, 2018

New Report Highlights Discrimination Issues in Online Platforms

An important new report by Data & Society highlights the employment barriers and discrimination risks created by online labor platforms(…)

Blog | July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.

Blog | July 25, 2018

NELP Files Amicus in Oliveira v. New Prime: Indentured Servitude in the Fine Print

A new Supreme Court case threatens to push forced arbitration onto misclassified truck drivers.

Blog | July 20, 2018

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

The law now codifies DOL’s authority to operate the RESEA program, with ten years of guaranteed, expanded funding.

Blog | July 17, 2018

Creating Barriers to Public Assistance is Not the Pathway to Work

Work requirements push is just another way to punish low-income people.

Blog | June 25, 2018

When Workers Don’t Get Paid What They’re Owed – And What Congress Can Do About It

A federal proposal, the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act, would go far in tackling this massive challenge. It(…)

Blog | June 15, 2018

LGBTQ Workers Are Winning Their Rights. But Because of Forced Arbitration, They Can’t Use Them.

The expansion of LGBTQ employment rights has coincided with workers’ diminishing access to the court system.

Blog | June 15, 2018

Five Questions with Debbie Berkowitz, NELP’s Worker Health & Safety Director

Debbie Berkowitz answers 5 questions about her journey as a worker safety and health advocate.

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