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.

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

Via: The Star Tribune

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

Via: CNBC.com

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

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Why Black Women Are—and Should Be—Leading the Fight For $15

Via: Huffington Post

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Missouri Lawmakers Want to Snatch Raises From Workers Who Need It Most

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Emergency” bill claims that raising pay for workers at the bottom poses a threat to public health and safety. Seriously.

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Via: Huffington Post

Never before has a state government acted to reverse minimum wage increases already in place.

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