News Releases | October 4, 2018

Trump USDA to Allow Faster Poultry Line Speeds, Ignoring Danger to Workers & Consumers

Poultry workers already suffer staggeringly high rates of work-related injury and illnesses—rates 60 percent higher than the average worker.

News Releases | October 3, 2018

SCOTUS Considers Whether Trucking Companies Can Dodge Worker Lawsuits in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira

Should big companies that break the law get to decide if and when the rules apply to them?

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

Amazon’s move shows how outdated the $7.25 federal minimum wage is—and how workers in all 50 states need $15 an hour.

News Releases | September 26, 2018

The Trump Administration Should Withdraw Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

It is past time for the Trump administration to withdraw the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

News Releases | September 26, 2018

On DOL’s Ill-Advised Proposal to Repeal Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes and Hospitals

DOL is ignoring evidence of the dangers for young workers operating power-driven patient lifting devices.

News Releases | September 25, 2018

Burden of Proof is on Kavanaugh: NELP Renews Call for Thorough Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegations

The National Employment Law Project calls upon the Senate to ensure a fair and comprehensive investigation by the Federal Bureau(…)

News Releases | September 18, 2018

NELP Urges Thorough Investigation of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Judge Kavanaugh

Sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination are disturbingly common in the workplace and in every corner of American life.

News Releases | September 13, 2018

Civil and Worker Rights Groups File Amicus Brief Defending EEOC Guidance on Use of Criminal Background Checks in Employment

The EEOC guidance advises employers that certain background check policies may constitute unlawful employment discrimination.

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