Blog | December 1, 2020

NELP Mourns Passing of Larry Willis

As president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Dep’t, Larry was a fierce advocate for workers.

Blog | December 1, 2020

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

News Releases | November 7, 2020

President-Elect Biden: Workers Demand a Just and Inclusive Economy

With workers around the country, we call on our newly elected leaders to fight for a just and inclusive economy.

News Releases | November 4, 2020

On Defending Democracy and Advancing Workers’ Rights at the Ballot Box and Beyond

Every vote must be counted. The will of the voters decides elections.

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Decries Confirmation of Supreme Court Associate Justice

This nomination process was an affront to our democracy.

News Releases | October 26, 2020

NELP Files Comments Opposing Labor Department’s Independent Contractor Proposal

The proposed rule would permit companies to exclude more workers from minimum wage and overtime.

Blog | October 23, 2020

Unemployment Payments Are Running Out for Millions, Even as Long-Term Unemployment Surges

An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.

Blog | October 9, 2020

A Carceral Pandemic: The Normalization of Mass Death and Mass Criminalization

As we come into the sixth month of social distancing and a myriad of overlapping, co-constitutive crises, it’s both easy(…)

News Releases | October 8, 2020

Report: OSHA Investigated, Resolved Only 2% of COVID Retaliation Complaints

More than half the 1,744 retaliation complaints received were dismissed without being investigated.

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