Action is what differentiates NELP from think tanks that focus only on research and analysis. NELP combines deep policy chops with tangible action—via partnerships with grassroots groups and leadership on advocacy campaigns around the nation—to fight for real reforms that change lives.

COVID-19 Resources for Unemployed and Frontline Workers

Learn about the resources and benefits available to unemployed and frontline workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supporting Workers Affected by Disasters

Workers impacted by natural disasters like the Midwest floods and Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

Ensuring Safe and Healthful Working Conditions

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

Strengthening Support for the Unemployed

Millions of America’s workers are struggling with joblessness. NELP is leading the effort to strengthen unemployment insurance programs and reemployment services for job-seekers.

Turning “Gig” Jobs Into Good Jobs

Technology should be harnessed to build a more inclusive economy – not to leave workers without decent incomes, an adequate safety net, and basic rights.

Advancing Workers’ Rights in Contract Employment

Learn more about how NELP is advancing workers’ rights in contract employment.

Advancing Home Care Worker Rights

After 40 years of exclusion, home care workers are finally covered by federal minimum wage and overtime laws. Now let’s make sure these hard-won reforms are fully honored and implemented.

Winning Wage Justice: Policies and Practices for Fighting Wage Theft

Wage theft remains an endemic problem in the workplace. NELP is at the forefront of designing best practices that advocates across the country can translate into real improvements in workers’ lives.

Raising the Minimum Wage

The Black and brown worker-led movement for higher wages continues to grow its momentum.

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