Press Clips | March 27, 2016

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

Via: New York Times

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

Press Clips | March 3, 2016

Oregon Governor Signs Landmark Minimum-Wage Law

Via: Wall Street Journal

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

Via: New York Times

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

Press Clips | November 10, 2015

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

Via: New York Times

“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

Via: CBS

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

Via: New York Times

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

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

St. Louis is the Latest City to Raise its Minimum Wage

St. Louis, Missouri became the latest in a growing list of cities raising their local minimum wage to address the(…)

Press Clips | August 6, 2015

Buzzfeed: America’s Most Union-Friendly Bank Raises Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

Via: BuzzFeed

Nearly 3 in 4 bank tellers in the U.S. earn less than $15 an hour, NELP’s study finds.

Press Clips | June 17, 2015

Buzzfeed: How A Pay Rise For NY Fast-Food Workers Could Spread Across America

Via: Buzzfeed

“Leaders of the Fight for 15 movement to raise fast-food wages say they plan to treat a $15 sector-wide minimum(…)

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