News Releases | April 7, 2021

ABB, EPI, and NELP Release Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers on Model Policies Local Governments Can Implement to Raise Standards for Frontline Workers During COVID and Beyond

The four model policies would advance premium pay, paid sick days, COVID-19 worker health and safety, and protection against retaliation.

News Releases | January 25, 2021

78 Groups Urge Congress to Extend Labor Protections to Millions of App-Based Workers

It’s time to end the exclusion of millions of workers in the app-based economy from essential labor protections.

News Releases | November 4, 2020

On Defending Democracy and Advancing Workers’ Rights at the Ballot Box and Beyond

Every vote must be counted. The will of the voters decides elections.

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Files Comments Opposing Labor Department’s Independent Contractor Proposal

The proposed rule would permit companies to exclude more workers from minimum wage and overtime.

News Releases | September 22, 2020

NELP Denounces DOL’s Independent Contractor Proposed Rule That Would Expose More Workers to Wage Theft, Misclassification

The proposed rule would make it easier for corporations to cheat their workers and avoid minimum wage and overtime protections.

News Releases | July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans’ COVID Bill Fails Workers and Families

Their bill would slash the weekly unemployment supplement to only $200.

News Releases | September 11, 2019

California Passes Landmark Law Protecting Employee Rights of Uber Drivers, Gig Workers, Others

When workers organize, they can win even against tech behemoths.

News Releases | June 17, 2019

New York State’s Dependent Worker Act Falls Short for Gig Workers

The state should ensure that gig workers have full rights as employees.

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