Commentary | June 28, 2017

$15 Minimum Wage: Study was Flawed; Minneapolis Should Still Follow Seattle’s Lead

Via: Minnesota Star Tribune

The evidence remains the same: Raising the minimum wage improves lives without hurting the economy.

Blog | June 9, 2017

Trump DOL Signals Rollbacks When Nobody is Watching

President Trump’s promise to put America’s workers first has proven illusory.

Press Clips | June 2, 2017

Minnesota Governor Rejects GOP-Backed Wage Suppression

Via: Rewire

Christine Owens praises Minnesota governor for vetoing preemption bill.

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

Via: New Republic

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

Via: The Hill

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

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