News Releases | December 17, 2019

Report: As Workplace Fatalities Rise, Workplace Safety and Health Enforcement Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

BLS Data Shows Fatalities of African American Workers Rose 16% in 2018—Highest in 20 Years

News Releases | December 11, 2019

U.S House Passes the Fair Chance Act as Part of Defense Bill

More than 700,000 Americans will soon gain a fairer chance at finding federal employment.

News Releases | December 11, 2019

Worker Rights Groups Applaud Washington State for Restoring Overtime Pay and Fighting the Trump Overtime Roll-Back

Nearly 400,000 workers will benefit from new or strengthened overtime protections.

News Releases | November 20, 2019

Workers Force Labor Department to Abandon Rule Endangering Teen Workers and Patients

But the rest of the DOL’s regulatory agenda is business as usual, to workers’ detriment.

News Releases | November 12, 2019

Crowning Its 50th Year, NELP Announces Next Executive Director

Raised in rural Mississippi, powerhouse advocate for racial and economic justice will take the helm at preeminent worker rights advocacy(…)

News Releases | November 4, 2019

Labor Department Proposal Would Permit Employers to Do End-Run Around Overtime Pay

The proposed rule would upend decades of protections for some workers. 

News Releases | October 18, 2019

On Job Loss and the Hedge-Fund Attack on AT&T

More than 30,000 workers could lose their jobs or face cuts in pay.

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

News Releases | October 4, 2019

On Trump DOL’s Final Rule Allowing for Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits

This rule represents a not-so-subtle attack on the character of unemployed Americans.

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