Press Clips | April 13, 2015

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

Via: Fortune

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

Via: New York Times

“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

Via: Politico

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

Press Clips | March 18, 2015

Washington Post: D.C. Home Health Care Workers Organize to Seek $15 an Hour

Via: Washington Post

NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at(…)

Press Clips | February 27, 2015

New York Times (Editorial): Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment

New York Times editorial, citing NELP, calls on the Obama administration to adopt fair-chance hiring for federal agencies and contractors.

Press Clips | February 3, 2015

FiveThirtyEight: Unemployment Has Changed. Unemployment Benefits Haven’t.

Via: FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight.com covers NELP’s report on the need to reform unemployment insurance.

Press Clips | January 22, 2015

Washington Post: Millions of formerly incarcerated still can’t get jobs. Here’s how the White House could help fix that.

Now is the time for President Obama to act boldly to open up employment opportunities for the large numbers of(…)

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