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NELP IBT EPI NELA Amicus Brief - New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira (U.S. Supreme Court)

On July 25, 2018, NELA joined the Economic Policy Institute and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in supporting an amicus brief authored by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira , pending currently in the U.S. Supreme Court. The case concerns...

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NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers (2d Cir.)_031418

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, NELA joined the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and a group of over two dozen women’s, employee, and civil rights organizations in supporting the Plaintiff-Appellants in their appeal in Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers , pending currently in the U.S. Court of...

Jock v. Sterling Jewelers_NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_031418.pdf


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Success For #MeToo Means Reopening Courthouse Doors

This article was originally published February 20, 2018 as part of Law360.com's Expert Analysis Opinion Long overdue, the #MeToo movement has emerged to challenge workplace cultures that foster pervasive sexual harassment. Importantly, this is a movement and not just a moment. As Supreme...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Forced Arbitration Joint Action Ban Cases (U.S. Supreme Court)

NELA was proud to join with our colleagues at the National Employment Law Project and ten labor unions in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in support of the National Labor Relations Board and employees in three consolidated cases addressing the...

Forced Arbitration Joint Action Ban Cases_NELA NELP Union Amicus Brief_US SC_Filed 081617.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Mohamed/Gillette v. Uber (9th Cir.)

On January 19, 2016 NELA joined the National Employment Law Project, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and Towards Justice in filing an amicus brief in support of the Plaintiff-Appellees in Mohamed/Gillette v. Uber . Our amicus brief makes...

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2014 NELA Convention Welcome Remarks By Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren welcomes NELA's 2014 Convention attendees to Boston via video. #ContinuingLegalEducation #JudicialNominations #ForcedArbitration #AFA

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NELA Blows The Whistle On General Mills -- Efforts Responsible For Significant Progress In Movement To End Forced Arbitration

NELA Blows The Whistle On General Mills -- Efforts Responsible For Significant Progress In Movement To End Forced Arbitration As many of you are aware, there has been a trifecta of bad corporate behavior toward employees and consumers. The Oakland Raiders’ motion to compel arbitration in...


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Forced Arbitration, The Raiderettes, And You

The Oakland Raiderettes are among the millions of workers across America who are compelled by their employers to give up their rights to go to court and a trial by jury because of forced arbitration clauses. Read NELA's statement to find out how the Raiderettes' case and the Oakland Raiders'...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, April 2013

In This Issue: LEGISLATIVE NEWS Raising Our Voices For Change: URGENT Reminder! NELA Needs Client Stories To Support Civil Rights Tax Relief Act & Arbitration Fairness Act NELA Endorses Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On D.C. Circuit Nominee Sri...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, January 2013

In this issue: Raising Our Voices For Change: A Special Message From Julie Strandlie, NELA's Legislative & Public Policy Director Legislative News Senate Judiciary Committee Today Again Delays Vote On Circuit Court Nominees President Obama Today Nominates Two To Serve On The U.S. Court Of...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, February 2013

In this issue: Legislative News Raising Our Voices For Change: NELA Seeks Client Stories To Support Civil Rights Tax Relief Act & Arbitration Fairness Act Senate Confirms Tenth Circuit Nominee Bacharach, More Circuit Votes Expected Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Nomination Hearings,...


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On The Hill: NELA's Washington Report, March 2013

In this issue: Legislative News Raising OUR Voices For Change: Reminder! President Obama Nominates Tom Perez As Next Labor Secretary Harkin, Miller Introduce Fair Minimum Wage Act Of 2013, Take Steps To Enact D.C. Circuit Nominee Halligan Filibustered Again, Circuit Court Hearings Continue ...


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NELA Amicus Brief: D.R. Horton v. National Labor Relations Board (5th Circuit)

On September 11, 2012, NELA and its associated educational and charitable organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, joined with two dozen workers’ rights organizations to file an amicus brief in support of the National Labor Relations Board (Board) in D...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, June 2012

NELA's Monthly Legislative Report: In This Issue: Paycheck Fairness Act Dies A Partisan Death In The Senate, Advocates Look For Alternatives NELA Redoubles Lobbying Efforts On Garnering Republican Support For The Civil...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Owen v. Bristol Care, Inc. (8th Circuit)

On July 30, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging affirmance of a district court’s rejection of a collective action ban in an arbitration...

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NELA Submits Comments To CFPB On Use Of Arbitration Agreements

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a public inquiry into how consumers and financial services companies are affected by arbitration and arbitration clauses. Via the Dodd-Frank Act, Congress required the CFPB to study the use of pre-dispute arbitration clauses in consumer...

NELA Comments CFPB Arbitration Agreements_Final_06 16 2012.pdf


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NELA Amicus: Parisi/Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs (2d Circuit)

NELA, along with a broad coalition of employee rights and civil rights organizations, including the Asian American Justice Center, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Employment Law Project, the National Partnership...

Parisi v Goldman Sachs_NELAAmiciCuriaeBrief_Final_070212.pdf


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NELA, The Institute & NELP File 2d Cir. Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On May 18, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a...


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NELA Amicus: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young (2d Circuit)

On May 18, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, April 2012

NELA's Legislative Report. In This Issue: NELA's Judicial Nominations Program: Your Voice In The White House Meeting With Christopher Kang, White House Counsel, On NELA's Judicial Nominations Agenda> NELA Meets With Key Congressional...

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On The Hill: NELA's Legislative Report, May 2012

In This Issue: NELA Participates In White House Summit On Judicial Nominations EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Arrest And Convictions Records; House Votes For Appropriations Amendment To Forbid Use of Commission's Funds To Implement ...

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NELA, The Institute & NELP File Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On April 20, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Raniere v. Citigroup (2d Circuit)

NELA, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a collective action ban in an arbitration agreement...

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NELA, The Institute & CELA File Amicus Brief To Protect State Statutory Rights In Arbitration

On April 2, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy (The Institute), and the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to grant the plaintiffs’...

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