News Releases | April 28, 2021

On Workers Memorial Day, NELP Urges Administration to Release Promised COVID Worker Protection Standards

This standard is about keeping workers safe on the job and holding employers accountable if they cut corners.

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.

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

News Releases | March 11, 2021

On the Introduction of the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act to Protect Meatpacking Workers

The bill would suspend and prohibit any line speed increases in meatpacking plants during the pandemic.

News Releases | February 3, 2021

New Survey From Broad Coalition Shows Overlapping Challenges of Racial, Gender, and Economic Injustice Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Survey reinforces need for worker-centered and equity-focused interventions in the pandemic recovery.

News Releases | January 26, 2021

Victory for Poultry Workers: USDA Withdraws Proposed Rule to Speed Up Poultry Lines

The rule would have allowed poultry plants to dramatically increase line speeds, leading to more worker injuries.

Blog | January 25, 2021

NELP and NYCOSH File Amicus Brief Supporting Amazon Workers’ Demands for COVID-19 Protections

NYC Amazon workers sued Amazon seeking a court order requiring the company to implement health and safety practices needed to(…)

News Releases | January 21, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Workers from COVID-19

We urge OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard immediately.

Blog | December 21, 2020

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

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