News Releases | July 31, 2018

USDA Urged to Reject Line-Speed-Increase Requests from Poultry Plants

The poultry facilities’ request to operate at faster line speeds than allowable by law endangers both workers and consumers.

News Releases | July 31, 2018

Report: U.S. Corporations Splurge on Stock Buybacks While Worker Wages Stagnate

McDonald’s could pay its 1.9 million workers $4K more per year with the money it spent on buybacks.

Blog | July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights

With this ordinance, Seattle is beginning to restore a measure of equity to domestic workers.

News Releases | July 26, 2018

On 12 States’ Lawsuit Challenging DOL Rule Undermining Affordable Care Act

The misguided Labor Department rule allows groups of employers to offer health plans exempt from core ACA consumer protections.

Blog | July 25, 2018

NELP Files Amicus in Oliveira v. New Prime: Indentured Servitude in the Fine Print

A new Supreme Court case threatens to push forced arbitration onto misclassified truck drivers.

News Releases | July 25, 2018

On Eleventh Circuit Reviving NAACP Suit Calling Alabama Wage Law Racially Biased

Workers, communities of color, advocates, and our courts will not allow preemption to deny local communities the very basic right(…)

Blog | July 20, 2018

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

The law now codifies DOL’s authority to operate the RESEA program, with ten years of guaranteed, expanded funding.

News Releases | July 19, 2018

On New York State’s Employee Status Ruling for New York Uber Drivers

A state agency ruled that three former Uber drivers (and others like them) were employees for purposes of unemployment insurance.

Commentary | July 17, 2018

Home Care Workers the Latest Group in Trump Team’s Crosshairs

Via: The Hill The Trump administration continues its attack on workers and unions: Its latest volley is a Department of(…)

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