Blog | March 22, 2019

A Legacy of Fighting Back: Taking on the Exploitative “Workfare” System

When a new congressional majority rode to power in the 1990s on an agenda that demonized civil legal services and(…)

Commentary | March 5, 2019

Wage Theft Is a Real National Emergency

Via: The American Prospect

Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers but enjoys stoking fears about threats that do not exist.

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

The St. Paul City Council should strengthen enforcement in its minimum wage proposal.

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

Blog | September 27, 2018

Comments Needed on Revised Joint Employer Standard

The Trump administration National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently posted a proposed rule revising its joint employer standard—which determines when lead employers(…)

Blog | September 6, 2018

This Week in Labor History: Remembering the Adamson Act

Remembering the Adamson Act is important because it was a small victory in a struggle that is very much alive(…)

Blog | August 30, 2018

Why NELP Supports the #PrisonStrike

The National Employment Law Project (“NELP”) expresses solidarity with the incarcerated individuals and organizers striking across the country who are now entering(…)

News Releases | August 8, 2018

On New York City Passing Landmark Law to Regulate Uber and Lyft

New Yorkers secured a huge victory today in the fight to reclaim our democracy from the outsized influence of corporations.

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