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.

Commentary | July 25, 2017

Minimum Wage Hike Alarmists Are Wrong

By all real-world measures, Seattle’s phase-in of a $15 minimum wage is working.

News Releases | July 24, 2017

Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

Commentary | July 5, 2017

UW Minimum-Wage Study Doesn’t Reflect Reality of Work in Seattle

A $15 minimum wage is necessary to ensure that everyone can participate in a vibrant economy.

Blog | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Becomes First City in the Midwest to Enact a $15 Minimum Wage

Fight for $15 notches another major victory as Minneapolis enacts a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

With its spread today into the American heartland, the Fight for $15 continues to change the country.

Commentary | June 28, 2017

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

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

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