Press Clips | April 17, 2017

Many Home Health Care Workers Lack Insurance of Their Own

Via: CNN

Despite the fact that they care for others for a living, many home health care workers lack health insurance.

Press Clips | April 13, 2017

Fear of Immigration Raids May Harm Workplace Rights

Via: Bloomberg BNA

“Even prior to Trump’s immigration policies, there was a culture of fear in our workplaces across the country.”

Press Clips | April 13, 2017

More than Half of Minneapolis City Council Members Support $15-an-hour Minimum Wage

Via: The Star Tribune

NELP expert Laura Huizar comments on a $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis.

Press Clips | June 10, 2016

Labor Groups’ Report Slams Banks for Sales Quotas

Via: Los Angeles Times

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

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 | January 21, 2016

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

Via: Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

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

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