Blog | July 14, 2020

State and Local Policymakers Must Step Up to Ensure COVID Worker Protections

13 states have adopted COVID-19 worker safety protections so far.

Blog | June 23, 2020

Labor Secretary Scalia Wrongly Rejects Federal Role in Enforcing Unemployment Rights of Workers Who Refuse Unsafe Work

This commentary was cross-published on the ACS Expert Forum Blog Background The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the structural challenges(…)

News Releases | June 10, 2020

Black Workers See Higher Rates of Employer Retaliation for Raising COVID Safety Concerns

Black workers were more likely to report that they or a colleague may have been punished for raising concerns.

News Releases | April 28, 2020

President Trump’s Meatpacking Plant Executive Order Puts Thousands of Workers’ Lives at Risk

How can the administration still not require meatpacking plants to implement the CDC’s recommendations?

News Releases | April 28, 2020

Report: Number of Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors Falls to 45-Year Low

This Workers Memorial Day, NELP urges OSHA to ensure employers keep workers safe on the job.

Blog | April 27, 2020

Unemployment benefit amounts must be high enough to sustain workers in this crisis

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a program designed to keep workers connected to the workforce. It is an earned benefit that(…)

News Releases | April 24, 2020

On Trump Administration’s Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Immigration  

This move tries to distract from the administration’s incompetent and inadequate response to the pandemic.

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