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Uber & Lyft: Running Over Local Democracy

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New Resource: PuttingWorkersFirst.org

Who are the Trump administration and Congress really fighting for?

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New Guide Helps Employers Respond to Immigration Action

NELP and NILC have published a guide for employers on how they can prepare for immigration enforcement.

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Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

The law now codifies DOL’s authority to operate the RESEA program, with ten years of guaranteed, expanded funding.

Posted July 20, 2018 Read More

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On New York State’s Employee Status Ruling for New York Uber Drivers

A state agency ruled that three former Uber drivers (and others like them) were employees for purposes of unemployment insurance.

Posted July 19, 2018 Read More

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Creating Barriers to Public Assistance is Not the Pathway to Work

Work requirements push is just another way to punish low-income people.

Posted July 17, 2018 Read More

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On HHS’s Proposed Rule Interfering with Home Care Workers’ Ability to Pay Their Union Dues

Yet another attempt by the Trump administration to undermine the ability of America’s workers to join together.

Posted July 12, 2018 Read More

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On New York City’s Report Urging Higher Pay for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Today’s report echoes what driver-members of the Taxi Workers Alliance in New York, as well as drivers across the country,(…)

Posted July 2, 2018 Read More

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On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Janus v. AFSCME

The Supreme Court has further tipped the scales of justice against working people with this decision.

Posted June 27, 2018 Read More

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Fair Labor Standards Act at 80: It’s More Important than Ever

We cannot uphold our most basic workplace protections, such as the minimum wage, overtime premium pay, and child labor protections,(…)

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On the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Merge U.S. Depts. of Labor, Education

This misguided proposal deserves to land with a thud in Congress.

Posted June 21, 2018 Read More

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Ohio Immigration Raids Will Deter Workers From Speaking Up Against Dangerous Conditions

Three workers were maimed or killed in the targeted plants in the past six months.

Posted June 21, 2018 Read More

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Massachusetts Joins New York and California in Adopting $15 Minimum Wage

The agreement calls for gradually raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2023.

Posted June 20, 2018 Read More

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D.C. Ballot Initiative Victory Shows Strong Public Support for Higher Wages for Tipped Workers

Tips are a supplement to, and not a substitute for, wages.

Posted June 20, 2018 Read More

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On the DOL’s Final Rule on Association Health Plans

The administration opens the floodgates to “fake” health insurance and potentially widespread fraud and abuse.

Posted June 19, 2018 Read More

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Trump Administration’s Shameful Policy of Separating Children From Parents

America should be protecting families and upholding our nation’s ideals of decency and respect for human rights.

Posted June 19, 2018 Read More

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NELP Commends Washington Governor Inslee’s Executive Order Restoring Workers’ Right to Their Day in Court

The state aims to do business with companies that don’t impose forced arbitration on their employees.

Posted June 12, 2018 Read More

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Enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Laws Declines Under Trump Administration

OSHA is cutting back on enforcement, with key enforcement indicators showing declining activity.

Posted June 12, 2018 Read More

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Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

Posted June 8, 2018 Read More

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The Supreme Court’s Decision in Epic Systems—What You Need to Know

The big effect of this case is that the Supreme Court has now said that your boss can force you(…)

Posted June 5, 2018 Read More

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Building Safe and Healthy Workplaces for Every Worker in America

Nearly three million workers are seriously injured on the job every year.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

More workers than ever are struggling to get by on low-wage jobs.

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Ensuring People with Convictions Have a Fair Chance to Work

A conviction in one’s past shouldn’t be a life sentence to joblessness.

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Are the Trump Administration and Congress Really "Putting Workers First?”

See our new resource page tracking day-to-day developments on worker issues under the current administration and Congress.

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