National Employment Law Project

For more than 45 years, NELP has sought to ensure that America upholds for all workers her promise of opportunity and economic security through work.

NELP fights for policies to create good jobs, expand access to work, and strengthen protections and support for low-wage workers and the unemployed.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Report: Mississippi Workers Are Dying on the Job at One of the Highest Rates in the Nation
Workers in Mississippi suffer high numbers of severe work-related injuries, and they face one of the highest workplace fatality rates in the nation, yet the government systems that are supposed to protect these injured workers are among the nation’s worst, according to a report released today by...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
New NELP Report: Fight for $15’s Four-Year Impact: $62 Billion in Raises for America’s Workers
As the Fight for $15 marks its fourth anniversary Tuesday with a wave of strikes, protests and civil disobedience from coast to coast, a new report from the National Employment Law Project shows that America’s workers have won nearly $62 billion in raises since the movement kicked off in New York...
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