News Releases | February 6, 2020

NELP Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

The legislation lays out an urgent and far-reaching vision for building worker power by reforming federal labor laws.

Blog | February 6, 2020

The PRO Act Protects Worker Democracy, and That’s Good for All of Us

The PRO Act would strengthen workers’ ability to unionize and collectively bargain for better pay and working conditions, and much(…)

Blog | January 30, 2020

Sorry, Uber, You’re Still Covered by AB 5

The new policies Uber has announced do not change the basics of how Uber exerts control: it sets fares, it(…)

News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

News Releases | January 23, 2020

Colorado the 4th State to Reject Trump Overtime Pay Rollback

New rule locks in overtime pay protections for Colorado workers earning up to $55,000 by 2024.

News Releases | January 22, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.

Blog | January 20, 2020

Digging Up the Root: About the “We”

Blog | January 20, 2020

Digging Up the Root: About the “We”

A monthly blog series, Digging up the Root, will feature stories, videos, and interviews that highlight Black workers’ center organizing,(…)

Commentary | January 17, 2020

Letter to the editor: Line speeds, worker safety are real concerns

The wellbeing of tens of thousands of workers in pork processing plants is at stake.

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