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May 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s May 2017 E-Newsletter

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NCLEJ Honored by NYCOSH at Its Annual Awards Gala

NCLEJ, represented by Staff Attorneys Katie Deabler and Leah Lotto, was honored by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH) at its annual awards gala on May 4, 2017. NCLEJ was honored for the great…

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NCLEJ Statement on House AHCA Vote

NCLEJ is appalled by today’s House vote to pass the GOP replacement health care bill. The Republican Congress forced through a health care repeal bill that raises costs and cuts coverage against the will of their constituents. The…

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NCLEJ Urges Federal Agencies to Update Their Standards for Collecting and Reporting Race and Ethnicity Data

NCLEJ submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget supporting the revision of their standards for data collection on race and ethnicity. These standards affect everything from the Census to health care data collection. We contend that…

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NCLEJ and Colleagues File Lawsuit Claiming Georgia Medicaid and SNAP Programs Discriminate Against People with Disabilities

On April 24, 2017, NCLEJ, along with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Georgia Legal Services, and Alston & Bird, filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three low-income Georgia residents with disabilities alleging that the Georgia SNAP (food…

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April 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out NCLEJ’s April 2017 E-Newsletter. 

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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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