Blog | June 9, 2021

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

Blog | June 2, 2021

Uber’s New Gig Worker Bill is The Same Old Trick: Deregulation and Special Treatment for Exploitive Companies

Though its supporters are selling this “Right to Bargain Act” as a novel form of bargaining in the app-based economy,(…)

Videos | April 23, 2021

Dangerously Wrong: How the Gig Economy is a Structurally Racist System of Work 

In a virtual briefing before Congressional staff on March 4, 2021, “Centering Workers of Color to Ensure Essential Rights in(…)

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

Blog | January 25, 2021

Reflecting on NELP’s Partnership with the Local Solutions Support Center to Fight Preemption and Protect Pro-worker Advocacy

To better respond to the threat of preemption, NELP and LSSC formed a partnership in 2019.

Blog | January 25, 2021

NELP and NYCOSH File Amicus Brief Supporting Amazon Workers’ Demands for COVID-19 Protections

NYC Amazon workers sued Amazon seeking a court order requiring the company to implement health and safety practices needed to(…)

Blog | December 23, 2020

An Equitable Recovery Must Include Workers With Records

In the coming months, policymakers must prioritize the demands of workers of color, including demands for fair access to work(…)

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

Blog | December 16, 2020

How Farmworkers in Michigan are Fighting for Labor Rights and Respect

Reyes-Trujillo v. Four Star Greenhouse illustrates why a strong Fair Labor Standards Act joint employment standard is critical to raising(…)

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