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.
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.
Tanya Goldman testified to a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee explaining the necessity, the economic benefits, and the broad support in the states for paid sick days and The Healthy Families Act--particularly in light of the COVID-19 crisis.
CLASP provided testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor regarding the proposed amendment to allow employees to receive up to eighty hours of personal time in a calendar year.