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News Releases | February 11, 2021

FAIR Act Will Help Enforce Workers’ Rights and Ability to Join Together and Fight Back Against Employer and Corporate Wrongdoing

The FAIR Act would end corporations’ imposition of forced arbitration and class/collective action waivers in employment and civil rights cases.

Blog | January 15, 2020

NELP Files Amicus Brief in 2nd Circuit Case: Preventing End-Runs Around FLSA Settlement Review

Judicial review of wage theft settlements is crucial to ensuring fairness, compliance, and transparency.

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

Blog | September 16, 2019

Exposing Wage Theft Without Fear Is Possible AND Necessary

To truly tackle the problem of wage theft in our current system, which almost always places on workers the burden(…)

News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

Blog | March 22, 2019

A Legacy of Fighting Back: Taking on the Exploitative “Workfare” System

When a new congressional majority rode to power in the 1990s on an agenda that demonized civil legal services and(…)

Commentary | March 5, 2019

Wage Theft Is a Real National Emergency

Via: The American Prospect

Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers but enjoys stoking fears about threats that do not exist.

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

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