Policies - Jobs

The Washington Bureau champions public policy initiatives that promote economic and social justice that will achieve the outcomes embodied by the League’s Empowerment Goals:
 

National Urban League Response to DOL on Overtime Final Rule

Policy: Jobs

Melissa Smith Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue N.W, Room S-3502 Washington, DC 20210 Re: RIN 1235-AA20, Comments in Response to Request for Information; Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees Dear Ms. Smith:


The White House Summit on Worker Voice—Affiliate CALL TO ACTION!

Policy: Jobs

  TO:                 Affiliate Chief Executive Officers FROM:             Marc H. Morial                                                                    President and Chief Executive Officer                        Don Cravins, Jr.                       SVP for Policy


African Americans Should be Extra Worried about Government Shutdowns

Policy: Jobs

CHARLES D. ELLISON is a Contributing Editor for TheRoot.com and Washington Correspondent for The Philadelphia Tribune. He can be reached @ellisonreport. 


National Urban League Submits Comments in Support of Proposed Expansion of Overtime Protections

Policy: Jobs


Legislative Forecast - 114th Congress

Policy: Jobs


Urban League Delegation Invitation

Policy: Jobs

Each Spring, the Washington Bureau hosts the Legislative Policy Conference. However, if your Affiliate, Guild or YP chapter wants to plan an additional legislative fly-in to Washington, DC to lobby your members of Congress, the Washington Bureau wants to help make it a total success!


Fair Pay for African American Women Requires a Fair Minimum Wage Fact Sheet

Policy: Jobs


National Urban League Submits Comments on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

Policy: Jobs

On June 12, 2015, the National Urban League submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) on two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), each of which addressed different aspects of the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that was signed into law in July 2014. The proposed regulations represent a key milestone in WIOA implementation, and the Departments will be analyzing all the public comments and anticipate issuing Final Rules implementing WIOA in early 2016.


National Urban League Policy on Jobs

Policy: Jobs

To achieve economic equality, the National Urban League advances policies that will close the existing racial gaps in employment, income and wealth.


Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs

Policy: Jobs

Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs With the technology/telecom industry as the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy that provides a host of job opportunities from entry-level positions to professional and senior leadership, it is imperative that African Americans and urban communities are fully empowered and prepared to participate in this sector.


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