News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

News Releases | January 23, 2020

Colorado the 4th State to Reject Trump Overtime Pay Rollback

New rule locks in overtime pay protections for Colorado workers earning up to $55,000 by 2024.

News Releases | January 22, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.

News Releases | January 13, 2020

Labor Department’s ‘Joint Employer’ Final Rule Exposes More Workers to Wage Theft

DOL’s rule makes it easier for corporations to cheat workers and look the other way when workplace violations occur.

News Releases | January 3, 2020

On the Labor Department’s Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

Migrant and seasonal farmworkers would no longer be covered by key protections against racial discrimination with this move.

News Releases | December 23, 2019

47 States, Cities, Counties to Raise Minimum Wage on New Year’s Day

21 states and 26 localities—more jurisdictions than ever before—will raise their wage floors around January 1.

News Releases | December 17, 2019

On EEOC’s Decision to Rescind Policy Against Forced Arbitration in Bias Cases

This gives employers a green light to use forced arbitration to take away workers’ right to their day in court.

News Releases | December 17, 2019

Congress Passes Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

News Releases | December 17, 2019

Congress Passes Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

700,000 new job applicants with records will now have fairer chance at federal agency and contractor employment

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