News Releases | March 28, 2019

POLL: 2/3 Voters in ‘Battleground’ Congressional Districts Support Federal Minimum Wage of $15 by 2024

A new opinion poll confirms the popularity of the Raise the Wage Act.

News Releases | March 27, 2019

Poll: Nearly 2/3 Florida Voters Oppose State Legislature’s Efforts to Strip Cities and Counties of Existing Powers

One misguided bill would ban all local laws pertaining to any “employment conditions.”

News Releases | March 26, 2019

NELP Report Exposes Gig Companies’ Campaign to Strip Workers of Employee Rights 

Uber and Handy have teamed up with the far right to rewrite laws across the country.

News Releases | March 22, 2019

New Polling Shows Voters Support Stronger Overtime Protections

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal.

News Releases | March 14, 2019

Workplace Fatalities Rising Under Trump OSHA as Enforcement Declines

OSHA fatality-related investigations are at a 10-year high.

News Releases | March 8, 2019

On the Trump Labor Department’s Weak Overtime Proposal

The DOL should rescind this proposal and implement stronger overtime protections.

News Releases | March 4, 2019

Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota’s appeals court ruled that Minneapolis’s $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2019

On Uber’s Responsibility to Make Unemployment Insurance Contributions for NY Drivers

Uber withdrew its appeal of a NYS unemployment ruling that found three former drivers and all other similarly situated drivers(…)

News Releases | February 28, 2019

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation to Stop Forced Arbitration

The bill protects workers’ and consumers’ right to band together and have their day in court.

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