News Releases | May 6, 2019

Activists Rally in Albany Demanding Labor Protections for Long-Excluded Farmworkers

New York farmworkers are demanding basic labor protections that they’ve been shut out from for 80 years.

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.

Blog | October 24, 2018

Goldman Sachs Attempts to Use Forced Arbitration to Shut Courthouse Doors on Women Alleging Sex Discrimination

After several courtroom losses, the bank is trying to strip women of their right to be in court at all.

News Releases | October 23, 2018

Trump Administration’s Extreme Proposal on Gender: A Disgraceful Attack on Transgender People, Equality, and Justice

This administration’s latest attack on transgender people is immoral and unconstitutional—and it cannot stand.

News Releases | September 13, 2018

Civil and Worker Rights Groups File Amicus Brief Defending EEOC Guidance on Use of Criminal Background Checks in Employment

The EEOC guidance advises employers that certain background check policies may constitute unlawful employment discrimination.

Videos | June 27, 2018

Webinar Recording | From Sexual Harassment to Wage Theft

Watch this webinar to learn about issue spotting and best practices for intakes when providing legal support to low-wage workers(…)

Blog | June 15, 2018

LGBTQ Workers Are Winning Their Rights. But Because of Forced Arbitration, They Can’t Use Them.

The expansion of LGBTQ employment rights has coincided with workers’ diminishing access to the court system.

News Releases | February 5, 2018

Texas Federal Court Ruling Undermines Employment Discrimination Protections for People With Records

Although disappointing, the court’s order is not a license to discriminate against job-seekers with records. Title VII remains the law.

News Releases | December 21, 2017

NELP Applauds Lawsuit Challenging Age Discrimination in Facebook Job Ads

Biased corporate screening based on age, gender, and race cannot be allowed to continue. 

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