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News Releases | January 21, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Workers from COVID-19

We urge OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard immediately.

News Releases | January 15, 2021

NELP on the Biden COVID-19 Relief Plan

We call on Congress to pass this proposal into law to bring stability into our communities, aid our health, and(…)

News Releases | January 7, 2021

NELP on the Nomination of Marty Walsh for U.S. Labor Secretary

The time is now to prioritize the needs of underpaid Black and Indigenous people and other people of color, with(…)

News Releases | December 31, 2020

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Increases From Coast to Coast

Washington, DC. Underpaid frontline workers have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, but many can expect a bit(…)

Blog | December 23, 2020

An Equitable Recovery Must Include Workers With Records

In the coming months, policymakers must prioritize the demands of workers of color, including demands for fair access to work(…)

Blog | December 22, 2020

What Unemployment Benefits Are in the COVID Short-Term Partial Relief Bill? 

Congress finally passed a short-term relief bill after jobless workers had demanded UI extensions for months.

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

News Releases | December 21, 2020

On Congress’s Compromise COVID Relief Deal

The deal provides temporary unemployment relief for millions but falls far short of the just recovery we need and demand.

Blog | December 21, 2020

Which States and Cities Have Adopted Comprehensive COVID-19 Worker Protections?

14 states have adopted comprehensive COVID worker safety protections so far.

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