Action Alerts

    2018 Law for the People Convention

    Join us on Saturday November 3 at 9:00 AM for our workshop at the 2018 Law for the People Convention, "Teacher's Strikes: Workers, Students, and Our Communities." Check out our events page for details on our workshop, meetings and other events at the convention. 

    Save the Date: 2019 Cuba Delegation

    Our 2019 trip is scheduled for March 8-17, 2019. Learn more about our Cuba program and check back for more information about our 2019 delegation.

    NLG Condemns Supreme Court's Attack on Worker's Rights in Janus Decision

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Contact: K. Dean Hubbard, Jr., NLG Labor and Employment Committee Chair

    With its Janus v. AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council) decision, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority has overturned a 40-year-old precedent that allows public sector unions, like private sector unions, to charge non-members—who they are required by law to represent—a fee for that representation.[…]

    Read the entire statement here.

    Our May 2018 Newsletter is out! 

    Read it here.

    Dues for 2018 now due

    JOIN US .... by submitting your dues for 2018.  Dues envelopes have been mailed or you can pay via PayPal.

    Mass Defense
    The NLG assists in mass defense throughout the country.  Click here to jump to the page on our L&EC website with information about how you can become involved and with links to substantive material and to the NLG webpage with contacts throughout the country.


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    The Labor and Employment Committee of the National Lawyers Guild [NLG] is a non-profit unincorporated legal association engaged in legal education and advocacy. The membership of the Labor & Employment Committee includes lawyers, law students, legal workers, and worker representatives. It serves as a liaison between the Guild and legal organizations that represent organized labor and workers. The L&EC also works directly with organized labor and other organizations that represent workers.