Blog | March 18, 2016

2016 Is Shaping Up to Be Another Strong Year for Fair-Hiring Reform

21 states and over 100 cities and counties have taken action to reduce hiring barriers faced by people with records.

Blog | March 18, 2016

New York City Moves to Implement Fair-Chance Hiring Law

NELP has submitted comments on the proposed rules to implement the new law.

News Releases | March 18, 2016

12 Companies That Are Turning ‘Gig’ Jobs Into Good Jobs

These companies are showing that what’s good for workers is also good for business.

News Releases | March 16, 2016

NELP Applauds New Federal Legislation to Fight Wage Theft

The bill incorporates the best practices for preventing and remedying wage theft.

News Releases | March 15, 2016

On the Overtime Rule Moving to OMB

Reforms will give working families more time, money, or both. Now it’s up to OMB to approve the final rule.

Blog | March 14, 2016

Study Sees $15 Minimum Wage Raising Earnings for 37 Percent of New York’s Workers

3.2 million workers will see earnings rise an average of 23 percent by mid-2021 in New York State.

Commentary | March 7, 2016

Union-Busting. Now There’s an App for That.

Via: medium.com

You don’t need an app to see that Uber is guilty of old-fashioned union-busting, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | March 4, 2016

Quartz: Most Benefits of the Gig Economy Are Completely Imaginary

Via: Quartz

The on-demand economy is starting to show some cracks, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | March 4, 2016

Public Labor Exchange Programs in the 2017 Budget

More funding for the U.S. employment services can help bring discouraged workers back into the labor force.

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