News Releases | March 17, 2020

NELP Applauds Paid Sick Days and Paid Leave Bill That Rises to the Moment

Every day that Congress delays these reforms only worsens this public health and economic emergency.

Blog | March 13, 2020

Precarious at Work, Precarious in Health

The coronavirus is making painfully clear how difficult life is for underpaid workers in this country—from a lack of paid(…)

News Releases | March 12, 2020

Congress Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Our leaders must act for the sake of workers and families, with a swift vote followed by signing into law.

Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Commentary | March 11, 2020

Worker Health Is Central to Public Health

Via: The Hill

The coronavirus has shined a light on the fragility and inadequacy of our worker health policies. We have an opportunity(…)

News Releases | March 9, 2020

Virginia Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $12 by 2023, With Path to $15 by 2026

Virginia joins 29 other states in raising its minimum wage above the paltry federal floor of $7.25.

News Releases | February 25, 2020

With ‘Joint Employer’ Rule, Trump NLRB Sides with Corporations Again

When a company calls the shots at a workplace, it should be responsible to the people who work there.

Blog | February 21, 2020

Digging up the Root: How UNC Housekeepers Connected Workers’ Rights with Reparations and Won

Caption: Photo of member leaders of the UNC Housekeepers Association at a press conference in 1995. Courtesy of John Kenyon(…)

News Releases | February 14, 2020

On AFSCME’s Lawsuit Challenging USDOL Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

The rule opens the door for private companies to control public-serving functions, with no accountability to the public.

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