News Releases | January 26, 2021

Victory for Poultry Workers: USDA Withdraws Proposed Rule to Speed Up Poultry Lines

The rule would have allowed poultry plants to dramatically increase line speeds, leading to more worker injuries.

News Releases | January 26, 2021

NELP Urges Congress to Pass the Raise the Wage Act of 2021

Congress should use this opportunity to finally pass a $15 minimum wage bill.

News Releases | January 25, 2021

78 Groups Urge Congress to Extend Labor Protections to Millions of App-Based Workers

It’s time to end the exclusion of millions of workers in the app-based economy from essential labor protections.

News Releases | January 21, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Workers from COVID-19

We urge OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard immediately.

News Releases | January 15, 2021

NELP on the Biden COVID-19 Relief Plan

We call on Congress to pass this proposal into law to bring stability into our communities, aid our health, and(…)

News Releases | January 7, 2021

NELP on the Nomination of Marty Walsh for U.S. Labor Secretary

The time is now to prioritize the needs of underpaid Black and Indigenous people and other people of color, with(…)

News Releases | December 31, 2020

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Increases From Coast to Coast

Washington, DC. Underpaid frontline workers have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, but many can expect a bit(…)

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

The deal provides temporary unemployment relief for millions but falls far short of the just recovery we need and demand.

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