News Releases | March 28, 2017

On Preemption of Miami Beach’s Minimum Wage Ordinance

This unfortunate decision will hurt communities across the state.

News Releases | March 27, 2017

On Iowa Legislature’s Callous Action to Nullify Local Raises for State’s Lowest-Wage Earners

Iowa legislature strips away local minimum wage raises from 85,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers.

Blog | March 20, 2017

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Minimum Wage Increase Approved by Voters – Again

Grasping at straws to halt the raise, business groups put up a straw man, and the court sent them packing.

Commentary | March 18, 2017

A GOP Rising Star’s Big Choice

Missouri Governor Greitens should veto a bill that strips St. Louis minimum wage workers of a raise.

Commentary | March 10, 2017

The Latest ‘Underhanded Maneuvers’ in the Minimum Wage Wars

Battles around preemption are quietly playing out in statehouses from Iowa to Maryland.

Blog | March 9, 2017

How State Governments are Fighting to Suppress Local Minimum Wage Raises

The more public support builds for raising the minimum wage, the more opponents are fighting to keep wages down.

News Releases | February 16, 2017

On the Nomination of Alexander Acosta for Labor Secretary

Mr. Acosta deserves a thorough vetting on the issues that matter most to America’s workers.

News Releases | February 15, 2017

On Puzder’s Withdrawal from Labor Secretary Nomination

From the start, it was clear that fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder was unfit to lead the U.S. Labor Department.

Commentary | February 10, 2017

A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

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