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 13, 2016

On Uber’s New Background Check Policy

Uber’s new background check policy ultimately fails the workers it’s meant to help.

News Releases | January 12, 2016

SOTU: President Obama Can Double-Down on His Legacy for Workers in 2016

The president can bolster his legacy of improving the lives of working families.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Commentary | November 3, 2015

CNBC: Here’s What Paul Ryan Should Do First

Via: CNBC

Start by passing an increase to the federal minimum wage.

News Releases | November 2, 2015

On the President’s Announcement on ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring

The President’s announcement in Newark is a positive first step.

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

Employers: consider qualifications first.

News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

Back to Top of Page