Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Hear Us: Cities Are Working to End Another Legacy of Slavery — ‘At Will’ Employment

Via: Next City

One in two U.S. workers (47% of workers overall, 50% of Black workers, and 52% of Latinx workers) have been(…)

Press Clips | September 27, 2021

NELP statement on introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Improvement Act

The following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project on the introduction of(…)

Press Clips | June 1, 2018

Workers’ Rights: Comp System Fails to Offer Adequate Benefits

Via: Workers Compensation - WC Magazine

The workers compensation system is in a deeply trou­bled state, with enormous financial and social costs for America’s workers.

Press Clips | January 9, 2018

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

Via: The New York Times

This law helps fast-food workers sustain a nonprofit that advocates for them.

Press Clips | October 21, 2017

Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record

Via: NPR

Fair chance hiring is about an applicant being viewed as a person, not just as a checkbox on an application.

Press Clips | April 29, 2016

On POTUS Banning the Box in Fed. Hiring, Reforming Policies for Fair Employment

We applaud the President for embracing the role of the federal government as a model employer.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Via: CBS

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Press Clips | September 3, 2015

NYT: Low-Income Workers See Biggest Drop in Paychecks

Via: New York Times

Take-home pay for many American workers has effectively fallen since the economic recovery began in 2009.

Videos | September 2, 2015

CNBC: Uber Drivers’ Suit Given Class-Action Status

Via: CNBC

A federal judge in San Francisco has granted Uber drivers class-action status in a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing service(…)

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