News Releases | September 22, 2020

NELP Denounces DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule That Would Expose More Workers to Wage Theft, Misclassification

The proposed rule would make it easier for corporations to cheat their workers and avoid minimum wage and overtime protections.

News Releases | September 21, 2020

NELP Mourns the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

We honor RBG, a historic figure in the fight for women’s rights,

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 | August 10, 2020

#SaveThe600 Coalition Blasts Trump Administration’s False Promise of Unemployment Relief

If the administration really cared about struggling families, it would have agreed to extend the $600 FPUC payments weeks ago.

News Releases | August 8, 2020

Following Insufficient Memorandum, NELP Urges Administration to Get Serious About the $600 Lifeline and Comprehensive Unemployment Fixes

This is not a serious approach to solving a very serious problem.

News Releases | July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans’ COVID Bill Fails Workers and Families

Their bill would slash the weekly unemployment supplement to only $200.

News Releases | July 20, 2020

NELP Mourns the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

In addition to being a civil rights giant, John Lewis was a tireless advocate for workers and unemployed people.

News Releases | July 17, 2020

Federal Legislation Would Ensure Equal Pay for Temp Workers and Curb Industry Abuses

The Restoring Worker Power Act would help eliminating temp workers’ second-tier status and demand accountability from the industry.

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