Press Clips | July 16, 2015

CNBC: Jeb Bush, Uber and the new American contract worker

Via: CNBC

Candidates are realizing the connection between low wages, work that is subcontracted and inequality in our country.

Press Clips | July 3, 2015

PBS: Obama’s Overtime Proposal Explained and Why It Matters

Via: PBS

Far too many workers are denied the overtime pay protections they deserve, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Press Clips | July 1, 2015

Wired: Shyp Makes Couriers Employees Before It’s Too Big to Change

Via: Wired

“Some workers question the model’s fairness, suggesting that companies are padding their bottom lines by shifting costs to workers with(…)

Press Clips | June 30, 2015

L.A. Times: Obama’s New Overtime Rules: How They’d Work and Who They’d Affect

Via: L.A. Times

The new rules could be adopted by the end of 2015, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Press Clips | June 24, 2015

Bloomberg: Uber Case Spotlights a Challenge: When Is a Worker an Employee?

Via: Bloomberg

“The ranks of contingent workers, including the self-employed, temporary hires and independent contractors, swelled to 40 percent of the workforce(…)

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(…)

Press Clips | June 10, 2015

Ebony: 3 Ways You Can Help Children with Incarcerated Parents

Via: Ebony

As mass incarceration becomes the civil rights fight of our time, find out how you can support the children left(…)

Press Clips | June 3, 2015

The Atlantic: St. Louis and Kansas City Join the Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage

Via: The Atlantic

The news comes just as Los Angeles finalizes its landmark increase.

Press Clips | May 29, 2015

ABC News: Proposed Labor Department changes could mean overtime pay for millions of salary workers

Via: ABC News

Millions of Americans could soon see more money in their paychecks, as President Obama pushes to change rules that qualify(…)

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