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.

Blog | March 3, 2016

Scheme to Gut Protections for Injured Workers Ruled Illegal in Oklahoma

Via: Huffington Post

The ruling could help stop the cancerous spread of workers’ comp “opt out” plans.

Blog | March 1, 2016

Alabama Shuts Down Raises for 40,000 Workers in Birmingham as Minimum Wage Fight Continues

Via: Huffington Post

At the behest of business interests, Alabama’s politicians wielded the power of the state to suppress wages.

News Releases | February 29, 2016

NELP Applauds Foundations’ Move to ‘Ban the Box’

Leading philanthropies to adopt fair-chance hiring for people with records.

News Releases | February 26, 2016

NELP Applauds President Obama’s Summer Opportunity Project

More than five million young Americans today are neither working nor attending school.

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