News Releases | July 13, 2017

NELP Opposes NLRB and DOL Nominees’ Confirmations

Washington, DC—Following is a statement from Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project: Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor(…)

News Releases | July 12, 2017

Senate Should Postpone Thursday’s NLRB and DOL Nominee Hearings, Allow Time for Proper Vetting, Say Worker and Civil Rights Groups

NELP has profound concerns about the Senate labor committee’s rush to hold these hearings.

News Releases | July 10, 2017

NELP Applauds Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s New Rule Against Forced Arbitration Clauses

Companies use mandatory arbitration clauses to deny consumers and workers their day in court.

Commentary | July 5, 2017

UW Minimum-Wage Study Doesn’t Reflect Reality of Work in Seattle

A $15 minimum wage is necessary to ensure that everyone can participate in a vibrant economy.

Commentary | July 4, 2017

Alameda County Must Honor its Pledge to Train, Hire People With Records

It’s time for Alameda County to honor its pledge to connect people with records with job opportunities.

Blog | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Becomes First City in the Midwest to Enact a $15 Minimum Wage

Fight for $15 notches another major victory as Minneapolis enacts a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

With its spread today into the American heartland, the Fight for $15 continues to change the country.

News Releases | June 30, 2017

NELP on DOL Decision on Overtime Regulations

USDOL should defend the overtime rule’s higher salary threshold and indexing provisions as written.

News Releases | June 29, 2017

Members of Congress Urge USDA to Protect Workers, Reject Increase in Poultry Processing Line Speeds

Rep. Rosa DeLauro and 12 others urge Agriculture Sec. to protect the health and safety of poultry workers.

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