News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

News Releases | November 2, 2018

On Trump DOL’s Proposal to Allow States to Drug-Test Unemployment Insurance Applicants

Drug testing UI applicants—when there is no basis for suspicion—is a gross insult to unemployed Americans everywhere.

News Releases | October 31, 2018

NELP Commends House Bill to End Forced Arbitration in the Workplace, Following SCOTUS Decision in Epic Systems

The Restoring Justice for Workers Act would prohibit the use of forced arbitration clauses in employment contracts.

News Releases | October 23, 2018

Trump Administration’s Extreme Proposal on Gender: A Disgraceful Attack on Transgender People, Equality, and Justice

This administration’s latest attack on transgender people is immoral and unconstitutional—and it cannot stand.

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 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

News Releases | October 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council chose instead to listen to big money donors over its constituents, taking a dangerous track at a(…)

News Releases | October 10, 2018

On the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Limit Immigration Through the Public Charge Rule

The proposal is yet another administration effort to exclude immigrants and advance a racist, xenophobic agenda.

News Releases | October 4, 2018

Senate Has a Choice: Say NO to Kavanaugh

News Releases | October 4, 2018

Senate Has a Choice: Say NO to Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh is unfit to serve on the Supreme Court.

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.

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