News Releases | December 4, 2018

Policy Groups Release Blueprint for How New Governors & Legislatures Can Counter Trump Administration’s War on Workers

NELP and EARN outline best practices in 18 policy areas for promoting good jobs with fair pay and safe workplaces.

News Releases | December 3, 2018

Labor Department Refused to Release Survey It Claimed Justified Rolling Back Child Labor Protections. We Obtained a Copy. 

DOL is once again hiding unfavorable data from the public.

News Releases | December 3, 2018

On Labor Secretary Acosta’s Handling of the Epstein Sex Abuse Case and What It Means for the Labor Department

NELP calls for a congressional investigation into how Mr. Acosta handled this case when he was U.S. attorney in Miami.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

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.

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