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News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: Unemployment Insurance Failing Workers with Volatile Schedules

State unemployment programs have not caught up with the realities faced by workers today.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

Commentary | July 24, 2015

Huffington Post: DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors: 5 Notable Takeaways

Via: Huffington Post

If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.

Videos | July 23, 2015

NY1: Tsedeye Gebreselassie Talks Wage Board’s Decision to Raise Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

Via: NY1

NY1’s Errol Louis discussed a state wage board’s decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers with NELP’s Tsedeye(…)

Videos | July 8, 2015

CSPAN: President Obama’s Proposed Changes to Overtime Eligibility

NELP’s Christine Owens explains the Obama administration’s proposed reform of overtime-pay rules on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal.”

News Releases | June 30, 2015

On the Proposed Reform of Federal Overtime Rules

For too long, America’s workers have been spending more hours at work but bringing home less pay.

News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Press Clips | June 24, 2015

Bloomberg: Uber Case Spotlights a Challenge: When Is a Worker an Employee?

Via: Bloomberg

“The ranks of contingent workers, including the self-employed, temporary hires and independent contractors, swelled to 40 percent of the workforce(…)

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