News Releases | January 7, 2021

NELP on the Nomination of Marty Walsh for U.S. Labor Secretary

The time is now to prioritize the needs of underpaid Black and Indigenous people and other people of color, with(…)

News Releases | December 31, 2020

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Increases From Coast to Coast

Washington, DC. Underpaid frontline workers have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, but many can expect a bit(…)

Blog | December 23, 2020

An Equitable Recovery Must Include Workers With Records

In the coming months, policymakers must prioritize the demands of workers of color, including demands for fair access to work(…)

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

The deal provides temporary unemployment relief for millions but falls far short of the just recovery we need and demand.

Blog | December 16, 2020

How Farmworkers in Michigan are Fighting for Labor Rights and Respect

Reyes-Trujillo v. Four Star Greenhouse illustrates why a strong Fair Labor Standards Act joint employment standard is critical to raising(…)

Blog | December 10, 2020

What Should You Expect in the Coming Weeks If You Are Unemployed?

This is a truly frightening time for the many millions of people across the country who are unemployed. Here is(…)

Blog | December 1, 2020

NELP Mourns Passing of Larry Willis

As president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Dep’t, Larry was a fierce advocate for workers.

News Releases | November 7, 2020

President-Elect Biden: Workers Demand a Just and Inclusive Economy

With workers around the country, we call on our newly elected leaders to fight for a just and inclusive economy.

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