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.

Blog | September 16, 2019

Exposing Wage Theft Without Fear Is Possible AND Necessary

To truly tackle the problem of wage theft in our current system, which almost always places on workers the burden(…)

News Releases | September 13, 2019

Progressive Coalition Calls for Bold Action to Empower Workers

New national report, The New Social Contract for Workers, calling on elected leaders to embrace a slate of new public(…)

News Releases | September 11, 2019

California Passes Landmark Law Protecting Employee Rights of Uber Drivers, Gig Workers, Others

When workers organize, they can win even against tech behemoths.

Commentary | August 29, 2019

Democracy Needs Unions

Commentary | August 29, 2019

Democracy Needs Unions

Via: OtherWords.com

This Labor Day, it’s time we fight to restore Democratic rights in the workplace — including the right to form(…)

News Releases | August 26, 2019

Temporary Jobs Are Growing Fast, But Temp Workers Have Few Legal Protections

Only three states—Massachusetts, Illinois, and California—have legal protections in place for temp workers.

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