The Institute Urges Vote On Nomination of Julie Su As Labor Secretary

Dear Majority Leader Schumer: The National Employment Lawyers’ Association (NELA) and the National Institute for Workers’ Rights strongly urge a vote on President Biden’s...   Read More

The Institute and NELA File Amicus Brief in Groff v. DeJoy

On March 6, 2023, NELA and the Institute jointly filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Groff v. DeJoy (22-174), urging...   Read More

National Institute For Workers’ Rights Announces Its Inaugural Director

Concord, Calif. – March 13, 2023 – After an extensive nationwide search, the National Institute for Workers’ Rights (the Institute) and the National Employment...   Read More

Institute Statement on the Death of Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder

The National Institute for Workers’ Rights and the National Employment Lawyers Association honor the life and memory of former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder, who died...   Read More

The Institute and NELA Stand Against Dobbs’ Assault on Reproductive Justice

Since the founding of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) in 1985, and the National Institute for Workers’ Rights in 2008, our shared vision...   Read More

An Extraordinary Moment For All Black Women and Black People, for All Women, and For All Working People

By Corinne A. Williams, Paul H. Tobias Attorney Fellow The confirmation of a Black woman to the Supreme Court will be a huge affirmation...   Read More

The Workers’ Rights Briefing

The Workers’ Rights Briefing is a monthly newsletter designed to help keep you up-to-date on breaking news and emerging trends impacting America’s workers. From...   Read More

The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy And The National Employment Lawyers Association Appoint New Executive Director

Seasoned legal advocate and former workers’ rights attorney Jeffrey A. Mittman selected by unanimous board vote Concord, Calif. – Dec. 10, 2020 – After...   Read More

Interactive Timeline Series Traces How The U.S. Supreme Court Forced Arbitration On America’s Workers

Over 60 million of America’s non-union private-sector workers are bound by forced arbitration clauses that bury claims of employer wrongdoing behind closed doors. Many...   Read More

The Institute Publishes New Report Exposing Widespread Use Of Arbitration Clauses In Employment Contracts

The Institute is pleased to have published a groundbreaking report by Professor Imre S. Szalai, the Judge John D. Wessel Distinguished Professor of Social...   Read More

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