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NCLEJ and its allies help defeat proposed Workers Compensation regulations that would have severely harmed low-wage workers

In September 2017, as a result of recent New York State legislation, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board proposed new impairment guidelines for benefits that are awarded to workers who suffer a permanent impairment as a result…

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NCLEJ Co-Sponsors DACA Renewal Immigration Clinic

NAPABA Law Foundation Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellow, Theresa Lau organized a community legal clinic this weekend to help Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients after USCIS resumed accepting DACA renewals. The event mobilized volunteer…

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NCLEJ Opposes Trump Administration’s Proposed Rule Allowing Employers to Keep Workers’ Tips

NCLEJ is opposing a U.S. Department of Labor proposed rule that would allow employers to keep workers’ tips. The proposed rule would rescind 2011 regulations confirming that under the Fair Labor Standards Act, tips are the property of…

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Join NCLEJ in Opposing Trump Administration’s Misguided Medicaid Work Requirements Policy

Today, the Trump administration made its latest move to undermine Medicaid—a vital piece of America’s health care social safety net. The Administration announced a new policy to let states require people who receive Medicaid to work, with very few exceptions. This…

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NCLEJ Supports New York State Workers’ Comp. Revised Proposed Regulations and Guidelines

In April 2017, the New York State Legislature enacted legislation that requires the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board to adopt new impairment guidelines for scheduled loss of use awards, which are awarded to workers who suffer a…

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The National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of former Ambassador Lee Wolosky to its Board of Directors.

“Lee is a well-respected and recognized leader at the national level, and an excellent lawyer with a deep commitment to NCLEJ’s mission. We are delighted that he will use his vast experience and well-honed skills to benefit the…

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NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy Funds $200,000 Challenge Grant

We are delighted to announce the NCLEJ Board Chair Jennifer Selendy and Philippe Selendy $200,000 challenge grant to NCLEJ. This extraordinarily generous and timely grant will match dollar-for-dollar – up to $200,000 – your gifts to the Center….

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Three Great Reasons to Give to NCLEJ on Giving Tuesday

There are really many, many reasons why NCLEJ deserves your generosity on giving Tuesday. NCLEJ is a social and economic justice organization that not only makes a crucial difference in the lives of low-income families across this already great…

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