Blog | November 10, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Victories Show Strong Public Support for Raising Wages

Voters in four states and one city approved ballot measures raising their minimum wages by substantial margins on Election Day(…)

Blog | November 4, 2016

Poultry Industry’s Underreporting of Workplace Injuries Fouls BLS Injury Data

These companies should provide safe working conditions instead of hiding behind phony self-reported statistics.

Blog | October 27, 2016

Barely Getting By: How One Boston Worker Suffered When His Employer “Contracted Out”

A Boston janitor’s story reveals how contracting out can harm America’s workers.

Blog | October 7, 2016

A Mistake That Lasts a Lifetime

Via: Democracy Journal

Barriers to occupational licenses for those with even minor arrest or conviction records cast an unnecessarily long shadow.

Blog | September 26, 2016

Why Businesses Should Reach Out to 70 Million Americans Excluded From the Workforce

Via: Forbes.com

Employers who can look beyond the stigma of a record may find some of their most dedicated workers.

Blog | August 11, 2016

New NELP Analysis Criticizes Ban-the-Box Studies

The problem isn’t ban-the-box policies; it’s the race discrimination exposed by the policies.

Blog | July 14, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Fingerprinting Uber Drivers

Whether pro or con fingerprinting, all sides should support legislation to clean up FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | July 5, 2016

Making Higher Wages a Reality in Los Angeles

Via: Huffington Post

Winning a higher minimum wage rate is only step one.

Blog | June 28, 2016

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Home Care Reform, Cementing Victory for Millions of Workers

The industry’s last-ditch effort to block home care workers from having federal minimum wage and overtime rights has failed.

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