News Releases | May 31, 2017

NELP Praises Illinois Legislature’s Passage of $15/hr

Illinois is bringing the Fight for $15 to the Midwest.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

On Minnesota Governor Vetoing Preemption Bill That Would Have Blocked Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Dayton has stood up for hard-working Minnesotans and set an example for elected leaders everywhere.

News Releases | May 25, 2017

Our Nation’s Workers Need a Federal Minimum Wage They Can Live On

The Raise the Wage Act of 2017 takes a crucial step to boost pay for America’s low-wage workers.

Press Clips | May 16, 2017

How Republicans Are Blocking Cities From Raising the Minimum Wage

When it comes to local actions that raise wages for workers, the value of local control goes out the window.

News Releases | May 4, 2017

On St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase Taking Effect After Two Year Delay

After two year delay, injunction blocking city minimum wage increase is lifted.

Commentary | May 1, 2017

America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage

A $15 minimum wage, fully phased in, would raise pay by about $3,500 for almost 1 in 3 workers.

News Releases | April 26, 2017

New $15 Bill Is the Strong Action on Wages America Needs

This delivers exactly what America’s workers have been crying out for: strong action to raise wages.

Press Clips | April 13, 2017

More than Half of Minneapolis City Council Members Support $15-an-hour Minimum Wage

NELP expert Laura Huizar comments on a $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis.

Commentary | April 7, 2017

Here’s Who’s Winning the $15 Minimum Wage Wars Now

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15/hr.

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