News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

Commentary | October 1, 2015

SunSentinel: Why Does Florida Treat Unemployed Workers So Badly?

Via: SunSentinel

Unemployed Floridians deserve a program that is fair and accessible, write George Wentworth and Cindy Huddleston.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

Via: MSNBC

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

Commentary | September 10, 2015

CNBC: Gov. Cuomo Is Right About $15 Minimum Wage

Via: CNBC.com

New York is paving the way for a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | September 9, 2015

Report: Transforming Gig Jobs Into Good Jobs

NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Via: CBS

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

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