Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

Report Urges Accountability for Labor Standards in Home Health Care, America’s Fastest-Growing Jobs

The industry’s pervasive outsourcing of employer functions means workers often struggle to hold anyone accountable for labor violations.

Blog | October 14, 2015

Wage & Hour Protections for Home Care Workers Take Effect

Home care workers are now finally covered by federal minimum wage and overtime laws.

News Releases | August 21, 2015

NELP Applauds Historic Decision to Uphold Minimum Wage & Overtime Rights for Home Care Workers

This is a tremendous victory for the two-million-plus home care workers in America.

News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Blog | May 28, 2015

White House Conference on Aging Spotlights Need to Improve Home Care Jobs

As more Americans need long-term care, making home care jobs into quality jobs is critical, says NELP’s Caitlin Connolly.

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

Commentary | May 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Working Overtime for Poverty Wages

Via: U.S. News & World Report

A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

Via: New York Times

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

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