News Releases | October 17, 2018

On the U.S. Labor Department’s Fall Regulatory Agenda

It is truly sad to see DOL, the agency charged with promoting the welfare of the nation’s workers, proposing to(…)

News Releases | October 4, 2018

Trump USDA to Allow Faster Poultry Line Speeds, Ignoring Danger to Workers & Consumers

Poultry workers already suffer staggeringly high rates of work-related injury and illnesses—rates 60 percent higher than the average worker.

News Releases | September 26, 2018

On DOL’s Ill-Advised Proposal to Repeal Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals

DOL is ignoring evidence of the dangers for young workers operating power-driven patient lifting devices.

Blog | September 7, 2018

If You Work in a Dangerous Job, You Should Be Worried About Brett Kavanaugh

Like the president who nominated him, Kavanaugh will put corporate interests over workers and the public every time.

News Releases | July 31, 2018

USDA Urged to Reject Line-Speed-Increase Requests from Poultry Plants

The poultry facilities’ request to operate at faster line speeds than allowable by law endangers both workers and consumers.

Videos | June 27, 2018

Webinar Recording | From Sexual Harassment to Wage Theft

Watch this webinar to learn about issue spotting and best practices for intakes when providing legal support to low-wage workers(…)

News Releases | June 21, 2018

Ohio Immigration Raids Will Deter Workers From Speaking Up Against Dangerous Conditions

Three workers were maimed or killed in the targeted plants in the past six months.

Blog | June 15, 2018

Five Questions with Debbie Berkowitz, NELP’s Worker Health & Safety Director

Debbie Berkowitz answers 5 questions about her journey as a worker safety and health advocate.

News Releases | June 12, 2018

Enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Laws Declines Under Trump Administration

OSHA is cutting back on enforcement, with key enforcement indicators showing declining activity.

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