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Workers’ Compensation Board Fails Workers with Limited English Proficiency

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) fails to adequately protect the rights of injured or ill workers to understand and participate in hearings to determine their benefits, finds a new report released today by NCLEJ and the Worker…

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Trump Budget Hurts Struggling Families and Communities

The President’s newly unveiled budget slashes funding for critical programs that serve low- and moderate-income people. It is an outrageous betrayal of the millions of regular Americans who have been struggling to make ends meet and have been…

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NCLEJ’s Statement on the House Republican Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Millions of Americans Will Lose Health Coverage The Republican House ACA replacement bill, the American Health Care Act, will result in millions losing health care coverage and jeopardize the lives and health of the estimated 20 million people…

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East Harlem Community Advocate Joins NCLEJ’s Board of Directors

Congratulations to Ray Lopez, Interim Director of Programs and Director of Environmental Health Services at LSA Family Health Service, who was elected on March 3, 2017, to NCLEJ’s Board of Directors. As a pioneering community advocate for families…

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NCLEJ and ACLU of Rhode Island Achieve Settlement in Challenge to Unlawful Delays of SNAP Benefits

NCLEJ and the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island have reached a settlement with the Rhode Island Department of Human Services in a federal court lawsuit, filed in December 2016, challenging the Rhode Island agency’s widespread failure…

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Help Us Fight for Immigrants

Please see below the email we sent on February 21, 2017 on this important issue.  

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NCLEJ Urges a Rigorous Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Labor

See below the text of a letter co-signed by NCLEJ. Chairman Lamar Alexander Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate Ranking Member Patty Murray Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate January…

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January 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s January 2017 E-Newsletter. 

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