News Releases | March 14, 2019

Workplace Fatalities Rising Under Trump OSHA as Enforcement Declines

OSHA fatality-related investigations are at a 10-year high.

Blog | March 12, 2019

NELP Celebrates 50 Years of Advancing Dignity and Justice at Work

Since our founding in 1969, the National Employment Law Project has fought to secure the rights of workers and unemployed(…)

News Releases | March 8, 2019

On the Trump Labor Department’s Weak Overtime Proposal

The DOL should rescind this proposal and implement stronger overtime protections.

Commentary | March 8, 2019

XPO Workers Needed Power of Union to Fight Pregnancy Discrimination

Via: Knoxville News Sentinel

Workers at XPO’s Memphis warehouse spoke out against pregnancy discrimination and harassment; in response, the company shuttered the warehouse.

Commentary | March 5, 2019

Wage Theft Is a Real National Emergency

Via: The American Prospect

Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers but enjoys stoking fears about threats that do not exist.

News Releases | March 4, 2019

Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota’s appeals court ruled that Minneapolis’s $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2019

On Uber’s Responsibility to Make Unemployment Insurance Contributions for NY Drivers

Uber withdrew its appeal of a NYS unemployment ruling that found three former drivers and all other similarly situated drivers(…)

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

News Releases | February 28, 2019

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation to Stop Forced Arbitration

The bill protects workers’ and consumers’ right to band together and have their day in court.

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