News Releases | May 6, 2022

April Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth as Workers Demand Better Jobs

The unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in April according to this morning’s monthly jobs report.  Approximately 428,000 jobs were produced,(…)

News Releases | May 4, 2022

Statement in response to the passage of an $18 minimum wage by 2028 in Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,

News Releases | April 1, 2022

March Jobs Report: Job Growth Amidst Fears of a New Recession

With recovery still at risk, policymakers must adopt structural reforms to bolster the unemployment insurance system for all workers.

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

Blog | March 16, 2022

Reflecting on Two Years of COVID-19

NELP’s ED Rebecca Dixon reflects on two years of COVID-19

News Releases | March 4, 2022

February Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Leaves Out Black Women

The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

Blog | February 25, 2022

A Pro-Worker Vision Ahead of the State of the Union

Milwaukee Public School Teachers and Supporters Picket by Charles Edward Miller 4-24-18 (CC BY-SA 2.0) This year’s State of the(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

News Releases | February 4, 2022

January Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth But Pandemic’s Toll Still Felt Most by Black and Latinx Workers

The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).

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