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.

Blog | April 25, 2019

Meet the Warehouse Workers Challenging Amazon and Walmart

WWRC is a leader in confronting the trend of subcontracting and use of staffing agencies in the logistics sector.

Blog | April 17, 2019

How Lee Saunders and AFSCME Built Worker Power Post-Janus

At the core of Saunders’ leadership is the connection between public service and building collective power.

Blog | April 11, 2019

NELP: A History of Advancing Workplace Protections

Since 1969, NELP has worked through the ebbs and flows of laws regulating worker protections in the United States.

News Releases | April 4, 2019

Regional Approach to Federal Minimum Wage Would Keep Wages Artificially Low in Many Parts of U.S.

The regional approach would bake-in wages that are already artificially low in many parts of the country.

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