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 | June 10, 2020

Black Workers See Higher Rates of Employer Retaliation for Raising COVID Safety Concerns

Black workers were more likely to report that they or a colleague may have been punished for raising concerns.

News Releases | April 28, 2020

President Trump’s Meatpacking Plant Executive Order Puts Thousands of Workers’ Lives at Risk

How can the administration still not require meatpacking plants to implement the CDC’s recommendations?

News Releases | April 28, 2020

Report: Number of Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors Falls to 45-Year Low

This Workers Memorial Day, NELP urges OSHA to ensure employers keep workers safe on the job.

News Releases | April 9, 2020

CDC’s Latest Guidance Weakens Protections for Essential Workers

New CDC guidance allows employers to require essential workers exposed to COVID-19 to continue to work under certain conditions.

News Releases | March 18, 2020

Workers Call on Congress to Meet Urgent Needs; Families First Coronavirus Response Act a First Step

There are significant flaws in this legislation that must be corrected by Congress immediately.

News Releases | March 12, 2020

Congress Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Our leaders must act for the sake of workers and families, with a swift vote followed by signing into law.

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