law + policy

Advancing equality and justice in the American workplace.

The Institute develops and promotes public policies that advance employee rights. Read More...

programs

Building a powerful force for workers' rights.

In training one advocate, we reach dozens of workers each year.  Read More...

public education + resources

Advocating for your rights.

Eliminating forced arbitration of employment claims, abolishing the employment at-will doctrine, and ensuring a fair and independent judiciary. Read More...

Founded in 2008 by the National Employment Lawyers Association, The Institute's mission is to advocate for employee rights by advancing equality and justice in the American workplace.

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vision + action

Vision + Action: Inside The Institute, Winter/Spring 2016

Welcome to the Winter/Spring 2016 edition of Vision + Action: Inside The Institute, published quarterly by the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy (The Institute). Read More...


The Institute and NELA Submit Comments on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

On August 26, 2015, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy (The Institute) and The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) submitted comments on the Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed guidance and the proposed rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement President Barack Obama's Executive Order 13673, "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces." Read More...