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News Releases | March 11, 2021

On the Introduction of the Safe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act to Protect Meatpacking Workers

The bill would suspend and prohibit any line speed increases in meatpacking plants during the pandemic.

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.

News Releases | January 26, 2021

Victory for Poultry Workers: USDA Withdraws Proposed Rule to Speed Up Poultry Lines

The rule would have allowed poultry plants to dramatically increase line speeds, leading to more worker injuries.

News Releases | January 21, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Workers from COVID-19

We urge OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard immediately.

News Releases | January 15, 2021

NELP on the Biden COVID-19 Relief Plan

We call on Congress to pass this proposal into law to bring stability into our communities, aid our health, and(…)

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.

News Releases | October 8, 2020

Report: OSHA Investigated, Resolved Only 2% of COVID Retaliation Complaints

More than half the 1,744 retaliation complaints received were dismissed without being investigated.

News Releases | September 28, 2020

On the House COVID Relief Bill Providing Aid to Unemployed Workers and Ensuring Workplace Safety Protections

It’s time to pass a COVID relief bill that rises to the seriousness of this crisis.

News Releases | August 26, 2020

Groups Urge Maryland Gov. Hogan to Issue Emergency Safety Standard to Protect Workers from COVID-19

The governor should require Maryland OSHA to do its job and protect workers from COVID-19.

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