Blog | June 5, 2015

New York State Wage Board Hears Call from Workers and Advocates for $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage

A packed hearing of a special New York State Wage Board today in the City Council chamber in Buffalo saw(…)

Blog | May 28, 2015

White House Conference on Aging Spotlights Need to Improve Home Care Jobs

As more Americans need long-term care, making home care jobs into quality jobs is critical, says NELP’s Caitlin Connolly.

Blog | May 22, 2015

NELP Announces New Board Leadership

Jared Bernstein will chair NELP’s board of directors.

Blog | May 19, 2015

Los Angeles Becomes Largest City to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles, California, the nation’s second largest city, set a new milestone today, becoming the latest and largest city to(…)

Blog | May 13, 2015

New Alabama Unemployment Insurance Law Makes Part-Time Work Pay

The new law helps ensure claimants are not financially penalized when they choose to work.

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

Blog | May 11, 2015

27 Senators Urge President Obama to Adopt Federal “Fair Chance” Hiring Policy

Now’s the time for the president to act, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Blog | May 8, 2015

Prompted by Growing Fight for $15 Movement, NY Governor Moves to Raise Wages for Fast-Food Workers

If anyone still doubted the ability of workers to organize and win substantial minimum wage gains, those doubts should have(…)

Blog | April 20, 2015

Fight for $15 Movement Grows With Largest Low-Wage Worker Protests in U.S. History

April 15th marked the largest protests by low-wage workers in the nation’s history.

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