News Releases | December 6, 2018

Poll Shows Nationwide Opposition to Trump DOL Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes

There’s broad opposition to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to operate powered patient lifts without adult assistance and supervision.

News Releases | December 5, 2018

USDA Relied on Flawed Analysis to Justify Line Speed Increases in Hog Slaughter Plants, Endangering Workers, Consumers, Animal Welfare

The USDA relied on a flawed analysis that downplayed the dangers posed to workers on hog processing lines.

News Releases | December 4, 2018

Policy Groups Release Blueprint for How New Governors & Legislatures Can Counter Trump Administration’s War on Workers

NELP and EARN outline best practices in 18 policy areas for promoting good jobs with fair pay and safe workplaces.

News Releases | December 3, 2018

Labor Department Refused to Release Survey It Claimed Justified Rolling Back Child Labor Protections. We Obtained a Copy. 

DOL is once again hiding unfavorable data from the public.

News Releases | December 3, 2018

On Labor Secretary Acosta’s Handling of the Epstein Sex Abuse Case and What It Means for the Labor Department

NELP calls for a congressional investigation into how Mr. Acosta handled this case when he was U.S. attorney in Miami.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

News Releases | November 2, 2018

On Trump DOL’s Proposal to Allow States to Drug-Test Unemployment Insurance Applicants

Drug testing UI applicants—when there is no basis for suspicion—is a gross insult to unemployed Americans everywhere.

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