News Releases | October 18, 2019

On Job Loss and the Hedge-Fund Attack on AT&T

More than 30,000 workers could lose their jobs or face cuts in pay.

News Releases | October 17, 2019

Statement from NELP Mourning Congressman Elijah Cummings

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) joins the nation in mourning the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings.  Rep. Cummings was(…)

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

News Releases | October 4, 2019

On Trump DOL’s Final Rule Allowing for Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits

This rule represents a not-so-subtle attack on the character of unemployed Americans.

News Releases | September 24, 2019

Trump’s Labor Dep’t Rolls Back Previous Obama Rule, Issues Wholly Inadequate Overtime Regulation

No one should be fooled by DOL’s new overtime regulation, which covers far fewer workers than a 2016 rule.

News Releases | September 13, 2019

Progressive Coalition Calls for Bold Action to Empower Workers

New national report, The New Social Contract for Workers, calling on elected leaders to embrace a slate of new public(…)

News Releases | September 11, 2019

California Passes Landmark Law Protecting Employee Rights of Uber Drivers, Gig Workers, Others

When workers organize, they can win even against tech behemoths.

News Releases | August 26, 2019

Temporary Jobs Are Growing Fast, But Temp Workers Have Few Legal Protections

Only three states—Massachusetts, Illinois, and California—have legal protections in place for temp workers.

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