On Addressing the Racist Exclusions of Farmworkers, Domestic Workers and Tipped Workers from the Fair Labor Standards Act


On May 3, 2021, Rebecca Dixon testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee, Workforce Protections Subcommittee about the legacy of the racist exclusions of farmworkers, domestic workers, and tipped workers from the original Fair Labor Standards Act and how Congress can act to address this historic wrong.

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Rebecca Dixon

Areas of expertise:
  • Occupational Segregation,
  • Program Management,
  • Unemployment Insurance,
  • Workplace Equity

NELP is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Dixon. Rebecca is a respected national leader in federal workers’ rights advocacy and is in great demand for her thought leadership on issues of labor and racial, gender, and economic justice.

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