National Employment Law Project
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An acute crisis looms as the number of long-term unemployed workers—people out of work for 26 weeks or longer—is ballooning.
As we come into the sixth month of social distancing and a myriad of overlapping, co-constitutive crises, it’s both easy(…)
NELP extends our deepest condolences and solidarity to the family of Breonna Taylor.
Last week, NELP provided testimony in support of the “Removing Barriers to Occupational Licensing for Returning Citizens Amendment Act of(…)
700,000 new job applicants with records will now have fairer chance at federal agency and contractor employment
More than 700,000 Americans will soon gain a fairer chance at finding federal employment.
It is well understood—and well documented—that people with arrest and conviction records face significant barriers to employment. Conservative estimates indicate that(…)
The EEOC guidance advises employers that certain background check policies may constitute unlawful employment discrimination.
The National Employment Law Project (“NELP”) expresses solidarity with the incarcerated individuals and organizers striking across the country who are now entering(…)