Blog | July 5, 2016

Making Higher Wages a Reality in Los Angeles

Winning a higher minimum wage rate is only step one.

Blog | June 28, 2016

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Home Care Reform, Cementing Victory for Millions of Workers

The industry’s last-ditch effort to block home care workers from having federal minimum wage and overtime rights has failed.

Blog | June 24, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Passed by New Jersey Legislature

Lawmakers send $15 state minimum wage bill to Governor Chris Christie. Will he sign it, or veto it?

Blog | June 24, 2016

NELP Releases New Studies of “Gig Economy” Workers’ Rights

Three new policy briefs look at workers’ comp, job flexibility, and background checks in the “gig economy.”

Blog | June 1, 2016

Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.

Blog | May 27, 2016

Thousands Rally at McDonald’s Headquarters Demanding $15 and a Union

10,000 workers protest at McDonald’s headquarters demanding $15 and a union.

Blog | May 20, 2016

Arizona Restaurant Lobby’s Sham Minimum Wage Ballot Attempt Fails

The tactics being employed by opponents of minimum wage increases are getting “curiouser and curiouser!”

Blog | May 6, 2016

Federal Court Suit in Alabama Seeks to Restore Birmingham’s Minimum Wage Increase

Charging that Alabama’s governor and state legislature violated the Equal Protection clause of the U.S. Constitution by enacting a law(…)

Blog | May 2, 2016

Home Care Workers Call for End to Wage Theft

83 percent of home care workers report overtime violations.

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