Videos | February 11, 2020

Fighting Wage Preemption: How Workers Have Lost Billions in Wages and How We Can Restore Local Democracy

Workers are losing billions of dollars every year because their state legislatures blocked minimum wage raises workers won at the(…)

Blog | February 7, 2020

Removing Barriers to Occupational Licensing for D.C. Residents – NELP D.C. Council Testimony

Last week, NELP provided testimony in support of the “Removing Barriers to Occupational Licensing for Returning Citizens Amendment Act of(…)

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | February 6, 2020

NELP Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

The legislation lays out an urgent and far-reaching vision for building worker power by reforming federal labor laws.

Blog | February 6, 2020

The PRO Act Protects Worker Democracy, and That’s Good for All of Us

The PRO Act would strengthen workers’ ability to unionize and collectively bargain for better pay and working conditions, and much(…)

Blog | January 30, 2020

Sorry, Uber, You’re Still Covered by AB 5

The new policies Uber has announced do not change the basics of how Uber exerts control: it sets fares, it(…)

News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

News Releases | January 23, 2020

Colorado the 4th State to Reject Trump Overtime Pay Rollback

New rule locks in overtime pay protections for Colorado workers earning up to $55,000 by 2024.

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