Press Clips | January 9, 2018

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

Via: The New York Times

This law helps fast-food workers sustain a nonprofit that advocates for them.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

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

Via: CBS News

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

Via: In These Times

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

Via: The Hill

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?

Via: New York Times

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

Via: Washington Post

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

Press Clips | June 2, 2017

Minnesota Governor Rejects GOP-Backed Wage Suppression

Via: Rewire

Christine Owens praises Minnesota governor for vetoing preemption bill.

Press Clips | May 16, 2017

How Republicans Are Blocking Cities From Raising the Minimum Wage

Via: New Republic

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

Via: The Star Tribune

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

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