News Releases | November 20, 2019

Workers Force Labor Department to Abandon Rule Endangering Teen Workers and Patients

But the rest of the DOL’s regulatory agenda is business as usual, to workers’ detriment.

News Releases | November 12, 2019

Crowning Its 50th Year, NELP Announces Next Executive Director

Raised in rural Mississippi, powerhouse advocate for racial and economic justice will take the helm at preeminent worker rights advocacy(…)

News Releases | November 4, 2019

Labor Department Proposal Would Permit Employers to Do End-Run Around Overtime Pay

The proposed rule would upend decades of protections for some workers. 

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

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.

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