News Releases | January 30, 2018

SOTU: The State of America’s Workers, One Year Later

This administration has repeatedly proven that the promise President Trump made in his inaugural address was empty rhetoric.

News Releases | January 11, 2018

Report: For Waiters and Bartenders, More Than Half of Earnings Are Tips

If a proposed DOL rule change goes into effect, bartenders and servers could face a substantial pay cut.

News Releases | December 20, 2017

Workers Across U.S. Getting Raises as 18 States and 19 Cities Increase Minimum Wages on Jan. 1

Workers across the country will receive badly needed raises on January 1st.

News Releases | December 17, 2017

On Gov. Cuomo Ordering New York State Labor Department to Review Eliminating ‘Tip Credit’ for Restaurant, Car Wash & Nail Salon Workers

A major step forward for tipped workers’ fight for #1FairWage

News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

News Releases | November 13, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage, Building Momentum for Statewide Action in 2018

Montogomery County, Maryland, joins the growing list of local jurisdictions enacting $15 minimum wages.

News Releases | August 3, 2017

NELP, MoCo Advocates Blast Sham Study on $15 Min. Wage

The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.

News Releases | July 25, 2017

NELP Supports $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County & Gradual Elimination of Tipped Subminimum Wage

Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.

News Releases | July 24, 2017

Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

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