News Releases | December 8, 2021

Report: Injury Rate at Minnesota Amazon Warehouses Is Four Times the Statewide Average for All Industries

Warehouse conditions marked by racial pay inequities, high turnover, harmful discipline practices.

News Releases | November 5, 2021

NELP statement in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

Statement from NELP in response to the new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard issued by OSHA

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 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(…)

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.

Press Clips | September 27, 2021

NELP statement on introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Improvement Act

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

News Releases | September 22, 2021

NELP Calls on Biden Administration to Stop Mass Deportation and Mistreatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers

Where is the Biden administration’s commitment to racial justice, equity, dignity, or even basic due process?

News Releases | September 14, 2021

Unemployment Benefits Kept 4.7 Million People Out of Poverty in 2020

Census data reveal the significant impact of unemployment insurance on keeping people out of poverty.

News Releases | September 7, 2021

NELP Calls for Inclusion of Unemployment Insurance Reform in Budget Reconciliation Legislation

If we are to have a just economic recovery, that ensures racial and gender equity, UI reforms must happen now.

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