News Releases | February 3, 2023

January Jobs Report: Many Workers Remain Uneasy Despite Strong Job Growth

A concerning new trend is the increase in the percentage of workers reporting that they worked multiple jobs.

News Releases | January 13, 2023

Homeland Security Announcement Affirms Protections for Immigrant Workers Reporting Workplace Abuses

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced new guidance on the agency’s procedures for granting temporary immigration relief and work authorization(…)

News Releases | January 6, 2023

December Jobs Report: A Year of Job Growth Was a Missed Opportunity to Fix Unemployment Insurance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s final monthly jobs report of 2022 revealed that 4.5 million jobs were added and the(…)

News Releases | January 5, 2023

NELP Applauds FTC’s Proposed Rule to Ban Non-Compete Contracts for All Workers in The U.S.

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauds the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) proposed rule to ban non-compete contracts for all(…)

Blog | December 13, 2022

Addressing Occupational Segregation Means Centering Black Women Workers 

Radical shifts for Black women workers mean building new narratives centered on abundance, dignity, and collective liberation.  

News Releases | December 2, 2022

November Jobs Report: As Job Growth Continues, Fixing Unemployment Insurance Remains an Urgent Priority

“Before the next recession, Congress must act with urgency and implement permanent, structural reform of the unemployment insurance system.”

News Releases | November 29, 2022

Ten Years In, Fight for $15 and a Union Movement Helped Reduce Racial Wealth Gap Nationally, Injected $87.6 Billion Annually into U.S. Economy

The Fight for $15 has helped Black and Latinx working people build wealth and inspired worker organizing across the U.S.

Blog | November 7, 2022

Workers Demand True Flexibility with Full Employment Protections  

Workers’ demands and organizing efforts will deliver true flexibility and economic security.

News Releases | November 4, 2022

October Jobs Report: Disparities Persist as Unemployment Ticks Up

Despite continued job gains, the number of unemployed workers increased by 306,000.

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