Blog | July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.

Blog | July 25, 2018

NELP Files Amicus in Oliveira v. New Prime: Indentured Servitude in the Fine Print

A new Supreme Court case threatens to push forced arbitration onto misclassified truck drivers.

Blog | July 20, 2018

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

The law now codifies DOL’s authority to operate the RESEA program, with ten years of guaranteed, expanded funding.

Blog | July 17, 2018

Creating Barriers to Public Assistance is Not the Pathway to Work

Work requirements push is just another way to punish low-income people.

Blog | June 15, 2018

LGBTQ Workers Are Winning Their Rights. But Because of Forced Arbitration, They Can’t Use Them.

The expansion of LGBTQ employment rights has coincided with workers’ diminishing access to the court system.

Blog | June 5, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Decision in Epic Systems—What You Need to Know

The big effect of this case is that the Supreme Court has now said that your boss can force you(…)

Blog | May 18, 2018

How Two Court Decisions Could Mean Gig Is Up for Many Companies that Call Their Workers Independent Contractors

It seems the gig is up for many companies that call their workers independent contractors.

Blog | May 1, 2018

Cashing Out: Big Banks’ Lobbying Dollars Mean Weaker Protections for Consumers and Workers

Last week, Mick Mulvaney announced he may take down the publicly available database of complaints against big banking interests.

Blog | April 27, 2018

We Cannot Afford to Turn Back the Clock on Safety

This Workers’ Memorial Day, we must fight to ensure that the workers we have lost did not die in vain.

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