News Releases | April 7, 2021

ABB, EPI, and NELP Release Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers on Model Policies Local Governments Can Implement to Raise Standards for Frontline Workers During COVID and Beyond

The four model policies would advance premium pay, paid sick days, COVID-19 worker health and safety, and protection against retaliation.

News Releases | March 11, 2021

On the Introduction of the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act to Protect Meatpacking Workers

The bill would suspend and prohibit any line speed increases in meatpacking plants during the pandemic.

News Releases | March 6, 2021

NELP Urges Immediate House Passage of COVID Rescue Plan to Get Resources to Workers Now

Inadequate bill means Congress must raise the federal minimum wage and adopt systemic unemployment program reforms to help workers

News Releases | February 27, 2021

NELP Urges Senate Passage of COVID American Rescue Plan

The Senate must move quickly to improve and pass the American Rescue Plan.

News Releases | February 26, 2021

On Federal Legislation Creating a Path to Citizenship for Frontline Immigrant Workers

The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act is a testament to the movement for immigrant rights.

News Releases | February 19, 2021

Statement on the Introduction of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

The following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project on the introduction of(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2021

FAIR Act Will Help Enforce Workers’ Rights and Ability to Join Together and Fight Back Against Employer and Corporate Wrongdoing

The FAIR Act would end corporations’ imposition of forced arbitration and class/collective action waivers in employment and civil rights cases.

News Releases | February 10, 2021

NEW POLLING Commissioned by NELP: Voters Agree—Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 Is Good for Everyone

Across all demographics, swing district voters confirm that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 is good policy.

News Releases | February 10, 2021

NELP and Allies File Supreme Court Amicus Brief to Defend Labor Organizers’ Access to Worksites

An adverse decision could potentially jeopardize regulators’ ability to access jobsites to enforce critical worker protections.

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