News Releases | May 10, 2021

New Report: California Leads the Country in Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for People With Records

A new NELP report describes how California’s experience can inform efforts around the country to lift and build out pre-apprenticeships for(…)

News Releases | May 6, 2021

NELP Decries Montana’s Move to End Pandemic Unemployment Insurance

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte’s move to abruptly end the state’s participation in federal pandemic unemployment insurance programs is cruel and(…)

News Releases | May 5, 2021

NELP Welcomes DOL’s Withdrawal of Harmful Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL rejected gig companies’ false message that workers would somehow benefit from being left out of fundamental employment protections.

News Releases | April 30, 2021

New Report: Just-Cause Reforms Broadly Popular, Offer Solutions to Workplace Racial Inequity

Under at-will employment, most employers can legally fire workers without warning or explanation. We need to change that.

News Releases | April 28, 2021

On Workers Memorial Day, NELP Urges Administration to Release Promised COVID Worker Protection Standards

This standard is about keeping workers safe on the job and holding employers accountable if they cut corners.

News Releases | April 27, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order Establishing a $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

This is an important first step to ensuring that all jobs paid with federal revenues are good jobs.

Videos | April 23, 2021

Dangerously Wrong: How the Gig Economy is a Structurally Racist System of Work 

In a virtual briefing before Congressional staff on March 4, 2021, “Centering Workers of Color to Ensure Essential Rights in(…)

News Releases | April 7, 2021

ABB, EPI, and NELP Release Toolkit for Advocates and Policymakers on Model Policies Local Governments Can Implement to Raise Standards for Frontline Workers During COVID and Beyond

The four model policies would advance premium pay, paid sick days, COVID-19 worker health and safety, and protection against retaliation.

Blog | March 18, 2021

The Pandemic’s Impact on Workers and Looking Towards a Just Recovery

NELP’s roadmap for a Just Recovery is based on our vision for bold structural change and on our fall 2020(…)

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