News Releases | January 30, 2018

SOTU: The State of America’s Workers, One Year Later

This administration has repeatedly proven that the promise President Trump made in his inaugural address was empty rhetoric.

News Releases | January 29, 2018

Trump Administration’s ‘Tip Stealing’ Rule Overwhelmingly Unpopular With Voters

The Trump Labor Department should listen to voters and scrap this outrageous proposal.

News Releases | January 11, 2018

Report: For Waiters and Bartenders, More Than Half of Earnings Are Tips

If a proposed DOL rule change goes into effect, bartenders and servers could face a substantial pay cut.

Press Clips | January 9, 2018

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

Via: The New York Times

This law helps fast-food workers sustain a nonprofit that advocates for them.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

Via: Newsweek

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

Blog | November 8, 2017

NELP Honors Workers Defense Project and Jose Garza

NELP commends Mr. Garza and the Workers Defense Project for their fierce advocacy during these trying times.

News Releases | November 7, 2017

On House Passing Bill to Allow Joint Employers to Escape Accountability for Wrongdoing

Today, the House sided with large corporations over the rights of workers to be paid fairly for their labor.

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