Press Clips | May 13, 2015

New Republic: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Get Hired

A single tweak to job applications would change the lives of millions of job-seekers with conviction records.

Press Clips | May 7, 2015

POLITICO Pro: Cuomo Asserts Rarely Used Wage-Setting Power

Governors need to use all their options to address the wage crisis, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Press Clips | May 5, 2015

CBS: Obama eyes big change to rules on overtime pay

“The current law, which is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act passed in 1938, allows companies to designate someone(…)

Press Clips | May 4, 2015

The Atlantic: Where the Minimum Wage Fight Is Being Won

Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?

Press Clips | April 27, 2015

USA Today: Koch Industries Drops Criminal-History Question from Job Applications

Fair-chance hiring is an idea with broad appeal whose time has come.

Press Clips | April 16, 2015

Huffington Post: 6 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs in America Pay Low Wages

Low-wage industries in the United States are growing rapidly, but wages aren’t.

Press Clips | April 13, 2015

Fortune: Who Makes Less Than $15 per Hour? An Explainer in 3 Charts

NELP’s report findings ”challenge us to think about the future of this country,” says Irene Tung.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

Press Clips | March 25, 2015

Politico: Obama Urged to Do More to Help People with Records Find Jobs

Politico covers our effort to move the Obama administration to adopt a federal fair-chance hiring policy for people with conviction(…)

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