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NCLEJ Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Equal Pay

NCLEJ joined 27 other organizations on an amicus brief supporting Philadelphia’s prior wage legislation. The ordinance, which prohibits reliance on and inquiry about a job candidate’s prior wage to determine his or her salary, is an important step…

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NCLEJ’s Statement on the Rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

NCLEJ is outraged and dismayed by Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy today. This very important program provided DREAMers, young people who were brought to this country as children, with work…

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NCLEJ and Legal Aid Society of DC Lawsuit Challenges Unlawful Delays of SNAP Benefits

NCLEJ files suit with the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia and Hogan Lovells against the DC Department of Human Services (DHS) for its failure to process and provide timely Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits…

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NCLEJ Joins Amicus Brief in Virginia Driver’s License Lawsuit

NCLEJ signed on to an amicus brief in Stinnie v. Holcomb, a class action lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Virginia’s statute automatically suspending the driver’s licenses of hundreds of thousands of Virginia drivers who cannot afford to pay…

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NCLEJ’s 2017 Summer Newsletter

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NCLEJ Statement on Trump’s Failure to Denounce White Supremacist Racism

NCLEJ is outraged and disappointed by both this past weekend’s horrific events in Charlottesville and Donald Trump’s repeated refusal to place fault where it belongs—with white supremacists and neo-Nazis. His refusal to reject his white supremacist supporters only…

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NCLEJ Statement on Latest Victory in Fight to Protect Access to Health Care

NCLEJ joins with its allies and millions of Americans in celebrating the defeat of the latest Republican effort to gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and leave millions of Americans without access to health care. The Senate’s rejection…

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NCLEJ Joins Michigan Medicaid Lawsuit on Behalf of Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The National Center for Law and Economic Justice announced today that it had joined with Legal Services of South Central Michigan, The Michigan Poverty Law Program, and Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. in filing a lawsuit in…

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