News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

News Releases | June 21, 2019

How Michigan’s Legislature Violated Its Constitution by Gutting a Minimum Wage Law

Our amicus brief argues Michigan lawmakers undermined the will of voters in violation of the state constitution.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

New York Passes Historic Farmworker Fair Labor Law

The new law ends 80 years of farmworker exclusion and discrimination in state labor law.

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 17, 2019

New York State’s Dependent Worker Act Falls Short for Gig Workers

The state should ensure that gig workers have full rights as employees.

News Releases | June 6, 2019

New Report: Can State Unemployment Systems Weather the Next Recession?

Barriers to accessing state unemployment benefits threaten a core program that stabilizes the economy during economic downturns

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(…)

News Releases | June 5, 2019

SEC’s Final Regulation Best Interest Package Falls Short for Workers, Investors

The SEC issued today a final Regulation Best Interest package that leaves working people with fewer, not more, protections.

News Releases | May 31, 2019

Puerto Rico Grants 30-Day Extension to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

“Now is the time for the Puerto Rico Labor Department to seriously boost the numbers of people applying.”

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