News Releases | March 20, 2014

House Republican Leadership Running Out of Excuses to Obstruct Renewal of Jobless Aid

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Republican House(…)

News Releases | March 17, 2014

Heart of Bluegrass State is Latest to “Ban the Box” with Bipartisan Support; Part of Growing National Movement

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

News Releases | March 13, 2014

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

“We’re pleased that a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Senate has at long last found a way to resolve their differences(…)

News Releases | March 7, 2014

On President Obama’s Directive Expanding Overtime Pay

It’s time to extend meaningful overtime protections to all workers who need and deserve it.

News Releases | March 7, 2014

Jobs Report Better Than Expected But Still Offers Little Relief for 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Cut Off From Federal Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON, DC—In a week when the number of long-term unemployed Americans cut off from federal jobless aid reached two million,(…)

News Releases | March 6, 2014

POLL: 57% of Small Business Owners Support $10.10 Minimum Wage

Washington, DC – A new national poll of small business owners finds 57% support President Obama’s proposal to raise the(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2014

2 Million Long-term Unemployed Now Without Jobless Aid

The number of long-term unemployed Americans without access to jobless aid hit the two million mark this week as a(…)

News Releases | February 19, 2014

Workers and US Government Cheated Out of Billions in Stolen Wages and Lost Tax Revenue.

A new report reveals the enormous scale and shocking costs of an illegal business practice used by employers in the(…)

News Releases | February 18, 2014

NELP Response to CBO Report on Impacts of Raising the Minimum Wage

“Today’s Congressional Budget Office report is an outlier that flies in the face of overwhelming empirical evidence.

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