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 | June 3, 2020

We Must Fight for Black Lives

NELP is committed to dismantling white supremacy, structural racism, and oppression—and to building a future where we all can thrive.

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 27, 2020

Virginia First State to Enact New Work-Sharing Law During Pandemic to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Work-sharing is a proven tool to help workers and employers weather economic downturns.

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.

News Releases | April 21, 2020

Report: Today’s Unemployment Insurance Crisis and How We Got Here

States choosing to reduce access and cut benefits led to current dysfunction.

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