News Releases | May 22, 2019

Report: McDonald’s Fails to Protect Workers from Gun Violence, Robberies, Attacks

Our report documents an epidemic of workplace violence at McDonald’s restaurants, compounded by the company’s failure to protect its workers.

News Releases | May 17, 2019

Connecticut to Become Seventh State in Nation, Fourth This Year, to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

With Connecticut’s move, nearly one-third of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to a $15 minimum wage.

Blog | May 16, 2019

Uber Drivers Should Be Eligible for Unemployment: What’s at Stake in PA Case

Our amicus brief argues that there are compelling social and public policy reasons why “gig” workers like Uber drivers should(…)

Blog | May 15, 2019

News About a Year-end Leadership Transition

Under Chris’s leadership, NELP has more than doubled in size and tripled its budget.

News Releases | May 14, 2019

On the NLRB Memo Finding Uber Drivers to Be Independent Contractors

The NLRB memo ignores the reality of Uber’s relationship with its drivers and the myriad ways it controls their work.

News Releases | May 6, 2019

Activists Rally in Albany Demanding Labor Protections for Long-Excluded Farmworkers

New York farmworkers are demanding basic labor protections that they’ve been shut out from for 80 years.

News Releases | May 3, 2019

Colorado Legislature Approves Landmark Bill to Repeal Preemption of Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Jared Polis is expected to sign the bill into law.

News Releases | May 2, 2019

Home Care Workers Will Fight Trump Administration’s Latest Move to Silence Workers’ Voices

A new Trump administration rule prohibits home care workers from paying their union dues directly from their Medicaid-funded paychecks.

News Releases | April 29, 2019

DOL Opinion Letter Offers Gig Employer Free Pass to Misclassify Workers

The unnamed gig company will likely use the letter as a free pass to misclassify workers.

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