News Releases | October 12, 2021

NELP Welcomes DHS Memo Outlining New Efforts to Support Worker Rights

DHS will examine existing policies and recommend new ones to support the enforcement of labor standards.

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 | 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.

Blog | July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.

News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

News Releases | March 21, 2018

Restaurant Workers Win Ownership of Their Tips

The law cannot be more clear: Tips belong to workers and no one else.

News Releases | March 7, 2018

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation Ensuring Workers Own Their Tips

This bill will guarantee that workers get to keep the tips that they earn.

News Releases | February 5, 2018

DOL’s Office of Inspector General to Audit Rulemaking Process in Wake of Agency’s Suppression of Tip Rule Impact Analysis

DOL political officials covered up an impact analysis they didn’t like, raising concerns about the integrity of the regulatory process.

News Releases | February 1, 2018

DOL Hid Data Showing Tip Rule Change Would Cost Workers Billions

The Department’s cover-up kept workers and other stakeholders in the dark about critical evidence related to the proposal’s impact.

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