News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

News Releases | October 4, 2019

On Trump DOL’s Final Rule Allowing for Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits

This rule represents a not-so-subtle attack on the character of unemployed Americans.

Blog | October 2, 2019

Round-up of NELP’s Legal Team’s Federal Fight Back Efforts – Summer 2019

This summer, our legal team has been very busy filing comments against US DOL’s worker attacks. After a relatively quiet(…)

News Releases | September 24, 2019

Trump’s Labor Dep’t Rolls Back Previous Obama Rule, Issues Wholly Inadequate Overtime Regulation

No one should be fooled by DOL’s new overtime regulation, which covers far fewer workers than a 2016 rule.

Commentary | September 17, 2019

Risking Food Safety, USDA Plans to Let Slaughterhouses Self-Police

Via: The Hill

A new USDA rule would remove all line-speed limits in pork plants, putting both workers and consumers at risk.

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 | June 19, 2019

Report: Outsourcing of Federal Jobs to Temp Agencies Has Doubled Under Trump Administration

Outsourcing work to temporary help service agencies degrades the quality of federal government jobs.

News Releases | June 5, 2019

Worker Rights’ Groups Applaud WA State for Leading the Nation in Restoring Overtime Pay

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee’s Department of Labor and Industries announced today the nation’s boldest proposal for restoring overtime pay(…)

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