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.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

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

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

“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

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

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