Blog | April 24, 2024

Gov. Newsom’s Wrong Decision to Carve Out Incarcerated Workers from Heat Standards

California’s exemption of incarcerated workers from new workplace heat protections continues a pattern of retributive cruel exclusions built on a(…)

News Releases | April 23, 2024

On the FTC’s Non-Compete Contracts Rule

News Releases | April 23, 2024

On the FTC’s Non-Compete Contracts Rule

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauds the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) rule banning non-compete contracts for virtually all workers.(…)

Blog | April 23, 2024

People with Records Have Fought Hard to “Ban the Box,” Let’s Build Upon Their Movement, Not Abandon It 

Today, 37 states and nearly 200 cities and counties across the country have adopted some form of fair chance policy.(…)

News Releases | April 23, 2024

NELP Commends DOL’s Final Rule to Expand Overtime Eligibility

NELP commends the USDOL for its final rule to strengthen and expand overtime protections for more workers across the country.

News Releases | April 12, 2024

On the Supreme Court’s Decision in Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries—a Win for Delivery Drivers

Washington, DC—The National Employment Law Project applauds the workers who brought their case to the U.S. Supreme Court in Bissonnette(…)

News Releases | April 5, 2024

March Jobs Report: Ten Percent of Workers Are Self-Employed, But Millions May Be Misclassified

Millions of workers who are not actually in business for themselves are misclassified as independent contractors.

News Releases | March 29, 2024

On OSHA’s Updated Worker Walkaround Rule

Washington, DC – Following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, president and CEO of the National Employment Law Project, on(…)

News Releases | March 15, 2024

On Minneapolis’s New Minimum Pay Standard for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The new pay standard establishes a fair wage floor for app-based ride-hail drivers.

News Releases | March 8, 2024

February Jobs Report: Immigrants Power U.S. Job Growth but Struggle for Rights at Work

It’s critical that immigrant workers have the power to demand respect and dignity and fully enforce their workplace rights.

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