News Releases | April 7, 2023

March Jobs Report: Many Jobless Workers Excluded from Unemployment Insurance

Congress must act to build an unemployment insurance system that will support all workers at all times.

News Releases | March 28, 2023

POWER ACT Would Strengthen Immigrant Worker Power & Raise Workplace Standards for All Workers

The bill would ensure that immigrant workers can assert their workplace rights without fear of immigration-based retaliation.

News Releases | March 10, 2023

February Jobs Report: Job Growth Slows, Unemployment Edges Up

5.9 million workers were unemployed in February, an increase of 242,000 from the prior month.

News Releases | February 28, 2023

On the Nomination of Julie Su for U.S. Labor Secretary

News Releases | February 28, 2023

On the Nomination of Julie Su for U.S. Labor Secretary

Su has a proven track record of advancing racial and economic justice for workers.

News Releases | February 3, 2023

January Jobs Report: Many Workers Remain Uneasy Despite Strong Job Growth

A concerning new trend is the increase in the percentage of workers reporting that they worked multiple jobs.

News Releases | January 13, 2023

Homeland Security Announcement Affirms Protections for Immigrant Workers Reporting Workplace Abuses

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced new guidance on the agency’s procedures for granting temporary immigration relief and work authorization(…)

News Releases | January 6, 2023

December Jobs Report: A Year of Job Growth Was a Missed Opportunity to Fix Unemployment Insurance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s final monthly jobs report of 2022 revealed that 4.5 million jobs were added and the(…)

News Releases | January 5, 2023

NELP Applauds FTC’s Proposed Rule to Ban Non-Compete Contracts for All Workers in The U.S.

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauds the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed rule to ban non-compete contracts for all(…)

News Releases | December 22, 2022

Record Number of Cities, States will Increase Minimum Wages in 2023

After 10th anniversary of Fight for $15, raises signal that worker organizing has been effective amid pandemic recovery, record inflation

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