News Releases | June 27, 2016

On the Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Hear the Home Care Industry’s Appeal

SCOTUS’s decision to deny certiorari is a major victory for home care workers.

Blog | June 24, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Passed by New Jersey Legislature

Lawmakers send $15 state minimum wage bill to Governor Chris Christie. Will he sign it, or veto it?

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Via: Quartz

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

News Releases | June 23, 2016

New Jersey Legislature Passes $15 Minimum Wage

The legislature approved raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2021, which would boost pay for 975,000 New Jerseyans.

News Releases | June 23, 2016

On Supreme Court’s Deadlocked Ruling on President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

Today’s 4-4 vote, which lets stand an appeals court ruling blocking the President’s DAPA program, is deeply regrettable.

News Releases | June 16, 2016

A Proposal to Strengthen Unemployment Protections and Prepare America’s Economy for Next Recession

New report proposes to modernize unemployment insurance for a 21st century economy and establish a new Jobseeker’s Allowance.

News Releases | June 13, 2016

GAO Report Finds Continued Customer Service Problems in Accessing Jobless Aid

Unemployment insurance claimants continue to be ill-served by many states’ UI programs.

Press Clips | June 10, 2016

Labor Groups’ Report Slams Banks for Sales Quotas

Via: Los Angeles Times

Bank workers are routinely pressured to open unneeded accounts for customers as they try to meet strict sales goals.

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