Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

Commentary | November 23, 2017

Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

Blog | November 21, 2017

NELP Honors Teresa Tritch as Our 2017 Beth Shulman Fellow

NELP honors Teresa Tritch as our 2017 Beth Shulman Fellow.  

Commentary | November 20, 2017

State Governments Can Block Trump’s Rollback Of Overtime Pay

State governments can protect workers by raising overtime standards at the state level.

News Releases | November 13, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage, Building Momentum for Statewide Action in 2018

Montogomery County, Maryland, joins the growing list of local jurisdictions enacting $15 minimum wages.

Blog | November 8, 2017

NELP Honors Workers Defense Project and Jose Garza

NELP commends Mr. Garza and the Workers Defense Project for their fierce advocacy during these trying times.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

Who Owns a Tip? Trump May Shift It to Restaurant Owners

If the Trump administration rescinds the Obama-era tipping rule, they will essentially be making tip stealing legal.

Blog | October 26, 2017

NELP Honors Coalition That Brought $15 to Minneapolis, Midwest

NELP will honor the Minneapolis $15 minimum wage campaign at its November gala in Washington, D.C.

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