News Releases | August 5, 2022

GUARD Act a Positive Step to Address Historic Inequities in the Unemployment Insurance System

The GUARD Act would require the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to develop concrete performance standards for states on equity,(…)

News Releases | August 5, 2022

July Jobs Report: Robust Job Growth, Yet Recovery Remains Unequal

The unemployment rate fell to 3.1% for white workers but rose to 6.0% for Black workers.

News Releases | July 27, 2022

NELP Commends President Biden for Nominating Jessica Looman as DOL’s Wage and Hour Division Administrator

Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project: “The National Employment Law Project(…)

News Releases | July 22, 2022

Statement in response to the introduction of the Worker Flexibility and Choice Act

Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the introduction of the(…)

Press Clips | July 22, 2022

Want to know how much your colleagues make? California might crack open companies’ books

Via: Politico

A state lawmaker’s proposal would publicize the pay scales at thousands of companies and temp agencies nationwide, requiring large businesses(…)

Press Clips | July 18, 2022

Amazon Employee Dies at Fulfillment Center During Prime Day

Via: Rolling Stone

An Amazon employee died at a New Jersey fulfillment center during the online retailer’s massive Prime Day sales event last week.

News Releases | July 14, 2022

NELP Commends USDOL’s Proposed Rules for Nondisplacement of Federal Contract Service Workers

Proposal to implement Biden’s nondisplacement EO for federal contractors is an important step toward providing job security for qualified workers.

Press Clips | July 12, 2022

Wage theft is when an employer withholds benefits, such as breaks or compensation, that an employee has already worked for.

Via: Business Insider

Wage theft is when an employer withholds benefits, such as breaks or compensation, that an employee has already worked for.

News Releases | July 8, 2022

June Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues Amid Fears of a Downturn

While we do not yet see a job market slowdown, Congress must enact permanent structural reform of the UI system.

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