News Releases | December 17, 2019

Report: As Workplace Fatalities Rise, Workplace Safety and Health Enforcement Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

BLS Data Shows Fatalities of African American Workers Rose 16% in 2018—Highest in 20 Years

Blog | December 13, 2019

Digging Up the Root: An Introduction   

This monthly blog series, Digging up the Root, will feature stories, videos, and interviews that highlight Black workers’ center organizing,(…)

News Releases | December 11, 2019

U.S House Passes the Fair Chance Act as Part of Defense Bill

More than 700,000 Americans will soon gain a fairer chance at finding federal employment.

News Releases | December 11, 2019

Worker Rights Groups Applaud Washington State for Restoring Overtime Pay and Fighting the Trump Overtime Roll-Back

Nearly 400,000 workers will benefit from new or strengthened overtime protections.

Blog | December 5, 2019

Uber’s Dangerous Expansion Into Temporary Labor

Uber is at it again. The company is expanding its “on demand” model of precarious work to the temporary staffing(…)

News Releases | November 20, 2019

Workers Force Labor Department to Abandon Rule Endangering Teen Workers and Patients

But the rest of the DOL’s regulatory agenda is business as usual, to workers’ detriment.

News Releases | November 12, 2019

Crowning Its 50th Year, NELP Announces Next Executive Director

Raised in rural Mississippi, powerhouse advocate for racial and economic justice will take the helm at preeminent worker rights advocacy(…)

News Releases | November 4, 2019

Labor Department Proposal Would Permit Employers to Do End-Run Around Overtime Pay

The proposed rule would upend decades of protections for some workers. 

Blog | October 29, 2019

A Bold New Plan to Make Job Training Worker and Equity Focused

CAP proposal offers new framework for promoting equity and putting workers first in job training.

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