Blog | February 9, 2016

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid Remained at Record Low in 2015

The majority of jobless workers in the United States don’t receive unemployment benefits.

Commentary | February 2, 2016

Newsweek: Uber’s Labor Relations Is Driving It Into a Ditch

Via: Newsweek

Uber wants an uneven playing field where it’s exempted from the rules that apply to most employers, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

Blog | January 25, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Measures Advancing in California and Nevada

Statewide voter initiatives to raise the minimum wage in both California and Nevada advanced last week toward 2016 ballot status.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

AG’s Settlement Agreement Shows New York Leads on Fair-Chance Hiring

Retailers Big Lots and Marshalls will remove the criminal history question from job applications in NY.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

NELP Commends USDOL Guidance on Independent Contractor Joint Employment

The guidance makes clear that employers, regardless of their business structures, must abide by our nation’s baseline labor protections.

Blog | January 19, 2016

Governors Embrace Push for Higher State Minimum Wages

Across the country last week several governors laid out plans for significant increases in state minimum wages.

News Releases | January 16, 2016

On President Obama’s Proposed Unemployment Insurance Program

NELP supports the president’s proposals to ensure that more workers qualify for and receive jobless aid.

Blog | January 15, 2016

Arizona Governor Threatens Financial Retribution Against Cities That Raise Minimum Wage

Governor Doug Ducey (R) says he’ll withhold state funds from cities that raise the minimum wage.

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