Press Clips | November 9, 2021

U.S. Sets Jan. 4 Vaccination Deadline for Big Private Employers

Via: New York Times

The new rule, applying to companies with 100 or more employees, is expected to cover 84 million workers, roughly 31(…)

Press Clips | November 8, 2021

A Chance To Live: Engaging Business Community, Restorative Justice To Reduce Incarceration

Via: Mississippi Free Press

Trina Davidson-Brooks said assisting the formerly incarcerated is vital so that they can break the cycle of criminality, rather than(…)

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 | 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(…)

Commentary | 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,(…)

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