Commentary | July 24, 2015

Huffington Post: DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors: 5 Notable Takeaways

If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.

Videos | July 23, 2015

NY1: Tsedeye Gebreselassie Talks Wage Board’s Decision to Raise Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

NY1’s Errol Louis discussed a state wage board’s decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers with NELP’s Tsedeye(…)

Blog | July 22, 2015

$15 NY Fast-Food Wage Recommendation Shows Workers Can Be ‘Agents of Historic Change’

Fast-food workers will earn $15 by 2018 in New York City, and $15 by 2021 statewide,

Videos | July 8, 2015

CSPAN: President Obama’s Proposed Changes to Overtime Eligibility

NELP’s Christine Owens explains the Obama administration’s proposed reform of overtime-pay rules on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal.”

News Releases | June 30, 2015

On the Proposed Reform of Federal Overtime Rules

For too long, America’s workers have been spending more hours at work but bringing home less pay.

News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Press Clips | June 24, 2015

Bloomberg: Uber Case Spotlights a Challenge: When Is a Worker an Employee?

“The ranks of contingent workers, including the self-employed, temporary hires and independent contractors, swelled to 40 percent of the workforce(…)

News Releases | June 3, 2015

NELP Applauds Los Angeles Workers, City Council on Historic Passage of $15 Wage

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project in response to the(…)

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