News Releases | March 7, 2014

Jobs Report Better Than Expected But Still Offers Little Relief for 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Cut Off From Federal Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON, DC—In a week when the number of long-term unemployed Americans cut off from federal jobless aid reached two million,(…)

Commentary | March 6, 2014

The Hill: Jobs, Transit and American Communities

President Obama recently gave hundreds of thousands of American workers who do federal taxpayer-funded work under private contractors a boost(…)

News Releases | March 6, 2014

POLL: 57% of Small Business Owners Support $10.10 Minimum Wage

Washington, DC – A new national poll of small business owners finds 57% support President Obama’s proposal to raise the(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2014

2 Million Long-term Unemployed Now Without Jobless Aid

The number of long-term unemployed Americans without access to jobless aid hit the two million mark this week as a(…)

Commentary | February 27, 2014

Reuters: On Minimum Wage: Mind the Gap

Just 24 hours after Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour(…)

News Releases | February 19, 2014

Workers and US Government Cheated Out of Billions in Stolen Wages and Lost Tax Revenue.

A new report reveals the enormous scale and shocking costs of an illegal business practice used by employers in the(…)

Commentary | February 18, 2014

Huffington Post: “Ban the Box” Fair Hiring Policies Take Hold Around the Nation

Ten years ago, the grassroots civil rights organization, All of Us or None, came up with a simple idea to(…)

News Releases | February 18, 2014

NELP Response to CBO Report on Impacts of Raising the Minimum Wage

“Today’s Congressional Budget Office report is an outlier that flies in the face of overwhelming empirical evidence.

News Releases | February 7, 2014

Ongoing Long-Term Unemployment Crisis Clouds Jobs Report, Undermines Economic Recovery

1.7 Million Long-Term Unemployed Workers Suffer Without Federal Jobless Aid

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