News Releases | January 3, 2020

On the Labor Department’s Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

Migrant and seasonal farmworkers would no longer be covered by key protections against racial discrimination with this move.

Blog | December 31, 2019

A New California Law Signals a New Beginning for Contract Workers

AB5 is a landmark victory for workers who organized to restore fundamental labor rights.

Blog | December 24, 2019

Thank you, Christine Owens! 

Blog | December 24, 2019

Thank you, Christine Owens! 

Chris will be missed by NELP’s board, staff , partners and allies.  We will continue to build on all we have accomplished(…)

News Releases | December 23, 2019

47 States, Cities, Counties to Raise Minimum Wage on New Year’s Day

21 states and 26 localities—more jurisdictions than ever before—will raise their wage floors around January 1.

News Releases | December 17, 2019

On EEOC’s Decision to Rescind Policy Against Forced Arbitration in Bias Cases

This gives employers a green light to use forced arbitration to take away workers’ right to their day in court.

News Releases | December 17, 2019

Congress Passes Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

News Releases | December 17, 2019

Congress Passes Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

700,000 new job applicants with records will now have fairer chance at federal agency and contractor employment

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.

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