News Releases | February 26, 2021

On Federal Legislation Creating a Path to Citizenship for Frontline Immigrant Workers

The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act is a testament to the movement for immigrant rights.

News Releases | February 19, 2021

Statement on the Introduction of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

The following is a statement from Rebecca Dixon, executive director of the National Employment Law Project on the introduction of(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2021

FAIR Act Will Help Enforce Workers’ Rights and Ability to Join Together and Fight Back Against Employer and Corporate Wrongdoing

The FAIR Act would end corporations’ imposition of forced arbitration and class/collective action waivers in employment and civil rights cases.

News Releases | February 10, 2021

NEW POLLING Commissioned by NELP: Voters Agree—Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 Is Good for Everyone

Across all demographics, swing district voters confirm that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 is good policy.

News Releases | February 10, 2021

NELP and Allies File Supreme Court Amicus Brief to Defend Labor Organizers’ Access to Worksites

An adverse decision could potentially jeopardize regulators’ ability to access jobsites to enforce critical worker protections.

News Releases | February 9, 2021

Steve Gray Joins the Unemployment Insurance Team at NELP

Steve’s experience as a UI claimant advocate, academic, and state agency administrator makes him the perfect addition to NELP.

News Releases | February 5, 2021

NELP Urges Senate to Include All Immigrants in COVID Relief Package

We need a relief package to build a strong, unified recovery rather than a fragmented, exclusionary, and ineffective one.

News Releases | February 3, 2021

On the Passing of John Sweeney, Former AFL-CIO President

Sweeney spent his career making the world a better place for all workers, be they in a union or not.

News Releases | February 3, 2021

New Survey From Broad Coalition Shows Overlapping Challenges of Racial, Gender, and Economic Injustice Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Survey reinforces need for worker-centered and equity-focused interventions in the pandemic recovery.

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