Blog | January 6, 2020

My Vision for Justice

Blog | January 6, 2020

My Vision for Justice

  I am thrilled to start this new year and decade as NELP’s new Executive Director! Taking the helm of(…)

Blog | December 31, 2019

A New California Law Signals a New Beginning for Contract Workers

AB5 is a landmark victory for workers who organized to restore fundamental labor rights.

Blog | December 24, 2019

Thank you, Christine Owens! 

Blog | December 24, 2019

Thank you, Christine Owens! 

Chris will be missed by NELP’s board, staff , partners and allies.  We will continue to build on all we have accomplished(…)

Blog | December 13, 2019

Digging Up the Root: An Introduction   

This monthly blog series, Digging up the Root, will feature stories, videos, and interviews that highlight Black workers’ center organizing,(…)

Blog | December 5, 2019

Uber’s Dangerous Expansion Into Temporary Labor

Uber is at it again. The company is expanding its “on demand” model of precarious work to the temporary staffing(…)

Blog | October 29, 2019

A Bold New Plan to Make Job Training Worker and Equity Focused

CAP proposal offers new framework for promoting equity and putting workers first in job training.

Blog | September 16, 2019

Exposing Wage Theft Without Fear Is Possible AND Necessary

To truly tackle the problem of wage theft in our current system, which almost always places on workers the burden(…)

Blog | August 22, 2019

In Case of a Downturn: Extended Unemployment Insurance Is an Economic Lifeline

It’s not too early to plan for extending unemployment benefits.

Blog | May 16, 2019

Uber Drivers Should Be Eligible for Unemployment: What’s at Stake in PA Case

Our amicus brief argues that there are compelling social and public policy reasons why “gig” workers like Uber drivers should(…)

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