Commentary | September 27, 2017

Target’s Move to $15 an Hour Blows Up This Myth About Raising the Minimum Wage

There’s now a bullseye on the back of employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonalds.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

Relaxing Today? Thousands Cannot.

For millions of people, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

These Labor Laws Are Suppressing Black Workers

The fights for civil rights, economic justice, and labor rights are inextricably tied.

Press Clips | August 27, 2017

Trump Targets Obama Rule on Workers’ Tips

When customers tip, they believe that that money is going to the worker.

Commentary | August 18, 2017

Montgomery County Minimum-Wage Study was Fatally Flawed

The report should should be disregarded by the Montgomery County Council as it debates a $15 minimum wage.

Press Clips | August 8, 2017

At Walmart Academy, Training Better Managers. But With a Better Future?

If Walmart really wanted to invest in its workers, it would pay them at least $15 an hour.

News Releases | August 3, 2017

NELP, MoCo Advocates Blast Sham Study on $15 Min. Wage

The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.

Commentary | July 25, 2017

Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage Rather Than Take Away Healthcare

Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.

News Releases | July 25, 2017

NELP Supports $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County & Gradual Elimination of Tipped Subminimum Wage

Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.

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