Blog | June 15, 2021

Voters Support Holding Corporations Accountable for Labor Contracting Abuses

Voters want lawmakers to make it harder for companies to shed responsibility for their workers by calling them “independent contractors.”

Blog | June 9, 2021

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

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

Blog | June 2, 2021

Uber’s New Gig Worker Bill Is the Same Old Trick: Deregulation and Special Treatment for Exploitive Companies

Though its supporters are selling this “Right to Bargain Act” as a novel form of bargaining in the app-based economy,(…)

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

Blog | January 25, 2021

Reflecting on NELP’s Partnership with the Local Solutions Support Center to Fight Preemption and Protect Pro-worker Advocacy

To better respond to the threat of preemption, NELP and LSSC formed a partnership in 2019.

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

Blog | December 10, 2020

What Should You Expect in the Coming Weeks If You Are Unemployed?

This is a truly frightening time for the many millions of people across the country who are unemployed. Here is(…)

Blog | December 1, 2020

NELP Mourns Passing of Larry Willis

As president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Dep’t, Larry was a fierce advocate for workers.

Blog | October 23, 2020

Unemployment Payments Are Running Out for Millions, Even as Long-Term Unemployment Surges

An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.

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