News Releases | November 7, 2020

President-Elect Biden: Workers Demand a Just and Inclusive Economy

With workers around the country, we call on our newly elected leaders to fight for a just and inclusive economy.

News Releases | October 8, 2020

Report: OSHA Investigated, Resolved Only 2% of COVID Retaliation Complaints

More than half the 1,744 retaliation complaints received were dismissed without being investigated.

News Releases | September 28, 2020

On the House COVID Relief Bill Providing Aid to Unemployed Workers and Ensuring Workplace Safety Protections

It’s time to pass a COVID relief bill that rises to the seriousness of this crisis.

News Releases | August 26, 2020

Groups Urge Maryland Gov. Hogan to Issue Emergency Safety Standard to Protect Workers from COVID-19

The governor should require Maryland OSHA to do its job and protect workers from COVID-19.

News Releases | August 19, 2020

Labor Department Report: More Workers Speaking Up, Blowing the Whistle on COVID Safety Violations—But Their Complaints of Retaliation Face Delays at Understaffed OSHA

Over half the COVID retaliation complaints were summarily dismissed, while remaining cases are taking longer than ever to investigate.

News Releases | June 10, 2020

Black Workers See Higher Rates of Employer Retaliation for Raising COVID Safety Concerns

Black workers were more likely to report that they or a colleague may have been punished for raising concerns.

News Releases | April 28, 2020

President Trump’s Meatpacking Plant Executive Order Puts Thousands of Workers’ Lives at Risk

How can the administration still not require meatpacking plants to implement the CDC’s recommendations?

News Releases | April 28, 2020

Report: Number of Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors Falls to 45-Year Low

This Workers Memorial Day, NELP urges OSHA to ensure employers keep workers safe on the job.

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