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.

Blog | April 2, 2015

Data Points: Many of the Highest-Growth Occupations Are Low-Wage Jobs

NELP’s prior labor market analyses showed that employment growth during the recovery has been concentrated in lower-wage industries and occupations.(…)

Blog | March 4, 2015

Data Points: A Look at Involuntary Part-Time Work in Retail

These findings are a snapshot, but they suggest that calls for greater work hours by Walmart employees are well founded.(…)

Blog | February 6, 2015

In New York Minimum Wage Debates, Lots of Talk, Little Action

Dueling minimum wage proposals from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo have raised(…)

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