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.

Blog | April 8, 2020

Grocery Store Workers Need Frontline Protections

Grocery workers are being infected, and some are dying, because of lax protections.

Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Via: The Hill

The coronavirus has shined a light on the fragility and inadequacy of our worker health policies. We have an opportunity(…)

News Releases | July 25, 2019

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose USDA Proposal to Relax Food Safety Inspections in Pig Slaughter Plants

USDA wants to speed up pig slaughter lines and reduce government inspectors in pork plants.

News Releases | May 22, 2019

Report: McDonald’s Fails to Protect Workers from Gun Violence, Robberies, Attacks

Our report documents an epidemic of workplace violence at McDonald’s restaurants, compounded by the company’s failure to protect its workers.

News Releases | March 14, 2019

Workplace Fatalities Rising Under Trump OSHA as Enforcement Declines

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

News Releases | February 11, 2019

Complaint Charges USDOL with Hiding Data and Issuing False Information in Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections

The DOL must retract and correct the false and misleading information contained in its proposal.

News Releases | December 6, 2018

Poll Shows Nationwide Opposition to Trump DOL Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes

There’s broad opposition to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to operate powered patient lifts without adult assistance and supervision.

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