Blog | November 8, 2017

Injured Workers Lead the Fight to Transform Workers’ Comp in Mississippi

NELP is partnering with the Mississippi Workers’ Center for Human Rights to improve worker safety in the state.

Blog | November 7, 2017

Two Years of New York City’s Fair Chance Act: From Robust Legislation to Effective Enforcement

The FCA remains one of the strongest fair chance hiring laws in the country.

Blog | September 14, 2017

Forced Arbitration and Work: What You’re Signing Away in the Fine Print

What if your employer could steal your wages or discriminate against you without fear of repercussions?

Blog | August 29, 2017

Ban-the-Box “Statistical Discrimination” Studies Draw the Wrong Conclusions

Ban-the-box is just one part of a comprehensive racial justice and economic opportunity agenda.

Blog | August 26, 2017

In Pardon of Arpaio, Trump Locks Himself in a Permanent Embrace With Racism

It feels like an understatement to say that, in pardoning Arpaio, Trump has violated his oath of office.

Blog | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Becomes First City in the Midwest to Enact a $15 Minimum Wage

Fight for $15 notches another major victory as Minneapolis enacts a $15 minimum wage.

Blog | June 23, 2017

Why Employers Are Hiring People With Records

Businesses are looking beyond the stigma of a record and giving people a fair chance to work.

Blog | June 9, 2017

Trump DOL Signals Rollbacks When Nobody is Watching

President Trump’s promise to put America’s workers first has proven illusory.

Blog | May 19, 2017

Missouri Lawmakers to Lowest-Paid Workers in St. Louis: We’re Taking Back Your Raises

Republican lawmakers to St. Louis workers: Remember that pay raise we said you could have? We’re taking it back.

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