News Releases | August 19, 2020

Labor Department Report: More Workers Speaking Up, Blowing the Whistle on COVID Safety Violations—But Their Complaints of Retaliation Face Delays at Understaffed OSHA

Over half the COVID retaliation complaints were summarily dismissed, while remaining cases are taking longer than ever to investigate.

Blog | August 13, 2020

What have the Courts Decided about Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees?

A look back on legal decisions in the last six months finding gig companies to be employers under various state(…)

News Releases | August 10, 2020

#SaveThe600 Coalition Blasts Trump Administration’s False Promise of Unemployment Relief

If the administration really cared about struggling families, it would have agreed to extend the $600 FPUC payments weeks ago.

Press Clips | August 10, 2020

With OSHA as an Employer Advice Columnist, States and Cities Should Protect Workers from COVID-19

Via: Morning Consult

The federal government has failed to protect workers and shows little sign of changing, but recent developments in states and(…)

News Releases | July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans’ COVID Bill Fails Workers and Families

Their bill would slash the weekly unemployment supplement to only $200.

News Releases | July 20, 2020

NELP Mourns the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

In addition to being a civil rights giant, John Lewis was a tireless advocate for workers and unemployed people.

Blog | July 20, 2020

People of the State of California v. Uber & Lyft

On July 17, 2020, NELP, in collaboration with Legal Aid at Work and other California-based workers’ rights organizations, urged the(…)

News Releases | July 17, 2020

Federal Legislation Would Ensure Equal Pay for Temp Workers and Curb Industry Abuses

The Restoring Worker Power Act would help eliminating temp workers’ second-tier status and demand accountability from the industry.

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