CLASP joined Heartland Alliance, the National Youth Employment Coalition and nearly 100 national and local organizations calling on Congress to include an equity-centered national subsidized employment program as a part of the forthcoming recovery package as recommended by President Biden in his American Jobs Plan.
CLASP joined over 90 state, local and national criminal justice, workforce development, antipoverty, and racial equity organizations in calling for Congress to ensure youth and adults impacted by the criminal legal system remain a priority in the American Jobs Plan.
In this letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, CLASP presents recommendations to promote high-quality apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships to ensure that students with low incomes, students of c
The Center for Law and Social Policy submitted comments to the Department of Labor’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) regarding the standard for determining who is a covered employee and who is an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
CLASP submitted these cooments to on September 14, 2020, to the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor providing evidence on how the lack of access to paid leave hurts families and proves the effectiveness of current state- and employer-provided paid Leave programs.
In response to the Education Department's interim final rule precluding DACA, TPS, and DED recipients and undocumented students from CARES ACT funding, CLASP submitted comments opposing it in its entirety and urging the department to promptly withdraw it.
The proposed SNAP E&T regulation largely implements provisions that were included in the bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill. In light of the current health and economic crisis, we urge FNS to immediately issue guidance allowing states to begin implementing subsidized employment as part of their E&T…