Blog | June 15, 2021

Voters Support Holding Corporations Accountable for Labor Contracting Abuses

Voters want lawmakers to make it harder for companies to shed responsibility for their workers by calling them “independent contractors.”

News Releases | June 10, 2021

Historic Fix to New York’s Part-time Unemployment System a Win for Workers; Boosts New York’s Economic Recovery by Encouraging Return to Work

NY’s legislature and Gov. Cuomo announced a historic deal to fix the state’s worst-in-the-nation unemployment insurance rules for part-time work.

News Releases | June 9, 2021

In 21 States Ending All Pandemic UI Programs Early, 3 in 4 Will Lose All Jobless Aid

These abrupt and misguided cutoffs in GOP-led states will hurt millions of workers and families and set back economic recovery.

Blog | June 9, 2021

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

Blog | June 2, 2021

Uber’s New Gig Worker Bill Is the Same Old Trick: Deregulation and Special Treatment for Exploitive Companies

Though its supporters are selling this “Right to Bargain Act” as a novel form of bargaining in the app-based economy,(…)

News Releases | May 18, 2021

NELP Decries New CDC Mask Guidance for Failing to Address Workplace Exposure

Frontline workers of color continue to be more impacted by COVID-19.

News Releases | May 10, 2021

New Report: California Leads the Country in Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for People With Records

A new NELP report describes how California’s experience can inform efforts around the country to lift and build out pre-apprenticeships for(…)

News Releases | May 5, 2021

NELP Welcomes DOL’s Withdrawal of Harmful Independent Contractor Rule

The DOL rejected gig companies’ false message that workers would somehow benefit from being left out of fundamental employment protections.

News Releases | April 30, 2021

New Report: Just-Cause Reforms Broadly Popular, Offer Solutions to Workplace Racial Inequity

Under at-will employment, most employers can legally fire workers without warning or explanation. We need to change that.

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