News Releases | November 5, 2021

On the October Jobs Report: Keeping Sight of the Bigger Picture

This morning’s monthly jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, indicating that job availability is improving for some(…)

News Releases | October 27, 2021

New Report Reveals App-Based Workers’ Anxieties, Frustrations, and Desire for Good Jobs

We highlight findings from 20 research studies documenting the experiences of workers struggling to make a living on the apps. 

Press Clips | October 26, 2021

Can Anyone Stop the Uberization of the Economy?

Via: New York Magazine

Although many bills are tailored to drivers and delivery people, other gig companies, such as Handy, have tried to pry them(…)

Press Clips | October 26, 2021

Can People Fired for Refusing COVID Vaccine Still Get Unemployment?

Via: Newsweek

Employees are losing their jobs because they won’t get vaccinated against COVID-19, and receiving unemployment benefits depends on the reason(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Hear Us: Cities Are Working to End Another Legacy of Slavery — ‘At Will’ Employment

Via: Next City

One in two U.S. workers (47% of workers overall, 50% of Black workers, and 52% of Latinx workers) have been(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Warehouse jobs — recently thought of as jobs of the future — are suddenly jobs few workers want

Via: Washington Post

The warehouse industry is facing an unexpected problem: Far too few people are willing to take on the often-grueling work,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Retailers struggle to hire warehouse workers ahead of the holidays, with brutal hours and poor working conditions taking their toll, a report says

Via: Business Insider

Hiring warehouse workers in the US is becoming a near-impossible task, with incentives such as free college tuition, sign-on bonuses,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Column: Unemployment benefits weren’t what kept workers home. The latest crummy jobs report proves it

Via: Yahoo! News

The latest jobs report from the federal government, covering September employment, had some bad news and, so to speak, some(…)

News Releases | October 12, 2021

NELP Welcomes DHS Memo Outlining New Efforts to Support Worker Rights

DHS will examine existing policies and recommend new ones to support the enforcement of labor standards.

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