News Releases | March 4, 2022

February Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Leaves Out Black Women

The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

News Releases | February 4, 2022

January Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth But Pandemic’s Toll Still Felt Most by Black and Latinx Workers

The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).

News Releases | December 20, 2021

Record Number of Cities, States Will Increase Minimum Wages in 2022 

­21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.

News Releases | December 8, 2021

Report: Injury Rate at Minnesota Amazon Warehouses Is Four Times the Statewide Average for All Industries

Warehouse conditions marked by racial pay inequities, high turnover, harmful discipline practices.

News Releases | November 5, 2021

NELP statement in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

Statement from NELP in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

News Releases | October 27, 2021

New Report Reveals App-Based Workers’ Anxieties, Frustrations, and Desire for Good Jobs

We highlight findings from 20 research studies documenting the experiences of workers struggling to make a living on the apps. 

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