Press Clips | November 9, 2021

U.S. Sets Jan. 4 Vaccination Deadline for Big Private Employers

Via: New York Times

The new rule, applying to companies with 100 or more employees, is expected to cover 84 million workers, roughly 31(…)

News Releases | November 5, 2021

NELP statement in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

Statement from NELP in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

Press Clips | October 26, 2021

Can People Fired for Refusing COVID Vaccine Still Get Unemployment?

Via: Newsweek

Employees are losing their jobs because they won’t get vaccinated against COVID-19, and receiving unemployment benefits depends on the reason(…)

Blog | June 9, 2021

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

News Releases | May 18, 2021

NELP Decries New CDC Mask Guidance for Failing to Address Workplace Exposure

Frontline workers of color continue to be more impacted by COVID-19.

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 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(…)

News Releases | March 11, 2021

On the Introduction of the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act to Protect Meatpacking Workers

The bill would suspend and prohibit any line speed increases in meatpacking plants during the pandemic.

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