News Releases | February 8, 2024

On the Bipartisan Unemployment Insurance Program Integrity and Improved Administration Framework

Reforms that strengthen the UI system deserve strong bipartisan support.

News Releases | February 6, 2024

With Gratitude to SEIU President Mary Kay Henry

NELP offers its congratulations and deepest gratitude to SEIU President Mary Kay Henry.

News Releases | February 2, 2024

January Jobs Report: With Job Growth Strong, Workers Demand Greater Safety and Pay

Nationwide—In January, the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7% according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The(…)

News Releases | January 18, 2024

On DHS Establishing a Renewals Process for Protections for Immigrant Workers Reporting Workplace Abuses

This latest DHS announcement is a result of sustained advocacy by immigrant workers and advocates, including NELP, demanding respect and(…)

News Releases | January 9, 2024

On the U.S. Department of Labor’s Rule on How it Determines Independent Contractor or Employee Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act

NELP commends the U.S. Labor Department’s new rule, which reinforces the breadth of employee coverage under the Fair Labor Standards(…)

News Releases | December 22, 2023

New York Coalition Criticizes Gov. Hochul for Caving to Wall Street in Vetoing Non-Competes Ban

Non-competes harm workers by limiting their freedom to change jobs and giving companies power to suppress wages.

News Releases | December 8, 2023

November Jobs Report: Resilient Job Market Highlights the Power of Pro-Worker Policy and Need for Permanent Reform

Workers need more security to ensure they can recover from any future recession.

News Releases | November 15, 2023

Poll: New York Voters Support Workers’ Demands for Full Employment Rights and Corporate Accountability

Voters overwhelmingly support requiring app-based companies to pay into social safety net programs.

News Releases | November 3, 2023

October Jobs Report: New Unemployment Insurance Reform Bill Introduced as Job Growth Slows

Now is the time to put policies in place so the UI system will be prepared for the next downturn.

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