News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

Press Clips | November 23, 2021

Quit a job? You likely can’t collect unemployment benefits

Via: CNBC

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. However, they likely won’t qualify for unemployment benefits.

Press Clips | November 15, 2021

Beating the ‘great resignation’ at a family business in Boise

Via: Deseret News

Amid an uneven economic recovery and the lingering pandemic, many workers have proven reluctant to go back to their jobs,(…)

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

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 1, 2021

Hochul, be a hero to NY workers

Press Clips | October 1, 2021

Hochul, be a hero to NY workers

Via: Daily News

Now as New York’s workers, especially Black and Brown workers, face urgent needs — from the cut-off of federal unemployment(…)

Blog | August 31, 2021

Why Immediate and Long-Term Unemployment Reform is a Matter of Racial and Gender Justice

A transformed unemployment insurance system must center racial and gender justice.

News Releases | August 5, 2021

On the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

President Trumka spent his life fighting for workers’ rights and economic justice; he remains an inspiration to all.

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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