Press Clips | October 31, 2017

Who Owns a Tip? Trump May Shift It to Restaurant Owners

If the Trump administration rescinds the Obama-era tipping rule, they will essentially be making tip stealing legal.

Press Clips | October 23, 2017

White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down

What moves these officials more? Corporate interests or the needs of their communities?

Press Clips | August 27, 2017

Trump Targets Obama Rule on Workers’ Tips

When customers tip, they believe that that money is going to the worker.

Press Clips | August 8, 2017

At Walmart Academy, Training Better Managers. But With a Better Future?

If Walmart really wanted to invest in its workers, it would pay them at least $15 an hour.

Press Clips | July 20, 2017

Trump Administration Cancels Hundreds of Obama-era Regulations

The Trump administration’s regulatory rollbacks deemphasize projects that help workers.

Press Clips | June 2, 2017

Minnesota Governor Rejects GOP-Backed Wage Suppression

Christine Owens praises Minnesota governor for vetoing preemption bill.

Press Clips | May 16, 2017

How Republicans Are Blocking Cities From Raising the Minimum Wage

When it comes to local actions that raise wages for workers, the value of local control goes out the window.

Press Clips | April 13, 2017

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

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

Press Clips | March 27, 2016

NY Times: California Nears Deal to Adopt a $15 State Minimum Wage

This is a very big deal, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

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