Blog | July 20, 2018

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.

Blog | July 17, 2018

Creating Barriers to Public Assistance is Not the Pathway to Work

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

Blog | June 25, 2018

When Workers Don’t Get Paid What They’re Owed – And What Congress Can Do About It

A federal proposal, the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act, would go far in tackling this massive challenge. It(…)

Blog | June 15, 2018

LGBTQ Workers Are Winning Their Rights. But Because of Forced Arbitration, They Can’t Use Them.

The expansion of LGBTQ employment rights has coincided with workers’ diminishing access to the court system.

Blog | June 15, 2018

Five Questions with Debbie Berkowitz, NELP’s Worker Health & Safety Director

Debbie Berkowitz answers 5 questions about her journey as a worker safety and health advocate.

Blog | June 11, 2018

New Possibilities Ahead for Workers Left out of Labor Standards?

Could states be free to adopt expansive collective bargaining for sectors in which companies routinely label their workers independent contractors?  In Chamber of(…)

Blog | June 5, 2018

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(…)

Blog | June 5, 2018

What’s Next for Forced Arbitration? Where We Go After SCOTUS Decision in Epic Systems

Advocates know that it is difficult to understate the devastating effect Epic Systems will have on workers’ rights. The Supreme Court has(…)

Blog | June 1, 2018

Epic Fail and Dynamex’s Glory: Two Cases in Context

Two momentous cases for workers have come out in the last month: one permits corporations to force workers to waive(…)

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