Blog | January 14, 2019

Unemployment Insurance and the Government Shutdown: What Federal Workers and Contractors Need to Know

Unemployment benefits may be available to many workers affected by the shutdown, but some may later receive repayment notices.

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

On the historical shift in the labor movement over how unions should be organized.

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

The St. Paul City Council should strengthen enforcement in its minimum wage proposal.

Blog | October 24, 2018

Goldman Sachs Attempts to Use Forced Arbitration to Shut Courthouse Doors on Women Alleging Sex Discrimination

After several courtroom losses, the bank is trying to strip women of their right to be in court at all.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

Blog | October 15, 2018

When Companies Collude to Suppress Workers’ Wages

The Federal Trade Commission must aggressively enforce antitrust law to ensure labor market competition.

Blog | October 4, 2018

NELP Mourns the Passing of Jim Leonard

A preeminent expert on the Fair Labor Standards Act, Jim was driven by a profound commitment to upholding workers’ rights.

Blog | September 27, 2018

NELP and NAACP-LDF File Amicus Supporting EEOC Guidance on the Formerly Incarcerated

It is well understood—and well documented—that people with arrest and conviction records face significant barriers to employment. Conservative estimates indicate that(…)

Blog | September 27, 2018

NELP files Amicus in Razak v. UberBlack to Vindicate Drivers’ Rights

Uber benefits from the labor that the UberBlack drivers perform, but its business model enables it to avoid paying the(…)

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