Press Clips | June 10, 2016

Labor Groups’ Report Slams Banks for Sales Quotas

Bank workers are routinely pressured to open unneeded accounts for customers as they try to meet strict sales goals.

Press Clips | April 29, 2016

On POTUS Banning the Box in Fed. Hiring, Reforming Policies for Fair Employment

We applaud the President for embracing the role of the federal government as a model employer.

Press Clips | March 27, 2016

NY Times: California Nears Deal to Adopt a $15 State Minimum Wage

This is a very big deal, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Press Clips | March 3, 2016

Oregon Governor Signs Landmark Minimum-Wage Law

Oregon’s tiered approach raises some concerns, says Paul Sonn.

Press Clips | February 21, 2016

NY Times: When a State Balks at a City’s Minimum Wage

Preemption has limited what localities can do to raise wages, says Tsedeye Gebreselassie.

Press Clips | January 21, 2016

BNA Daily Labor Report: NELP Expands Its Reach Into Safety and Health of Low-Wage Workers

The addition of Debbie Berkowitz as NELP’s senior fellow for worker safety and health is a wonderful opportunity.

Press Clips | November 10, 2015

NY Times: Cuomo to Create $15 Minimum Wage for New York State Workers

“It shows the power of the movement towards $15 wages,” said NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Press Clips | September 3, 2015

NYT: Low-Income Workers See Biggest Drop in Paychecks

Take-home pay for many American workers has effectively fallen since the economic recovery began in 2009.

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