A growing economy is not translating into better jobs for America’s workers who are barely treading water.  Find out how restoring overtime pay and raising the minimum wage will boost pay and help working people achieve and sustain economic security and prosperity.


After the 2016 presidential election, workers around the nation faced extraordinary challenges and attacks on their hard-won workplace rights to fair pay and safe workplaces, their right to join together to bargain over working conditions, and their right to hold their employers accountable for unfair labor practices

The swift and ruthless attempts to roll back workers’ rights and benefits threaten both immediate and long-term harm to the economic security and well-being of workers and their families.

NELP Action provides analysis and research to assist advocates and workers with fighting against the Trump administration’s attempts to roll back rules, change laws or cut agency funds that benefit working people.


Millions of families are just one missed paycheck away from economic crisis. And the Trump Administration is making matters worse by rolling back worker protections, scapegoating immigrants and attacking unions. More than ever, states need to lead the way in fighting back and pioneering new solutions. NELP Action works with state partners to promote strong agendas for good jobs with fair pay and safe workplaces for all workers.