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.

Videos | September 2, 2015

CNBC: Uber Drivers’ Suit Given Class-Action Status

Via: CNBC

A federal judge in San Francisco has granted Uber drivers class-action status in a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing service(…)

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 29, 2015

NPR: NLRB Ruling Could Pave The Way For Fast-Food Unions

Via: NPR

NPR’s Steve Inskeep interviews NELP’s Catherine Ruckelshaus on the NLRB ‘joint-employer’ ruling.

Press Clips | August 28, 2015

NBC: NLRB Ruling Redefining ‘Employer’ Could Have Big Impact If It Stands

Via: NBC News

Subcontracted and other nonstandard work structures are prevalent in the industries experiencing the greatest job growth during the recovery.

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 | August 6, 2015

Fortune: Sluggish wage growth could weigh on a Fed rate hike

Via: Fortune

This “in-your-face” evidence that vigorous hiring isn’t lifting our paychecks also reflects a sharp dropoff in bonus and incentive pay(…)

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