NELP in the Media

“Full Time, Part Time, Good Jobs, Bad,” New York Times, August 26, 2013

Critics: Wal-Mart wage hikes aren’t enough for workers,” Boston Herald, February 20, 2015

Walmart's Wage Increase To $9 Is Nice, But Not Enough,” Gothamist, February 20, 2015

Wal-Mart gives 500,000 employees a pay raise ,” NPR, February 19, 2015

With pay raise, Wal-Mart misses minimum wage movement's $15 mark ,” Fortune, February 19, 2015

Walmart pay hike has limited reach,” Politico, February 19, 2015

Wal-Mart's wage hike still too little too late,” LA Times, February 19, 2015

How Walmart’s Pay Hike Puts Pressure on McDonald’s,” Time, February 19, 2015

Walmart to raise wages for 500,000 US workers,” BBC, February 19, 2015

Walmart Is Finally Raising Its Minimum Wage,” Mother Jones, February 19, 2015

UPDATE 4-Wal-Mart, under pressure, boosts minimum U.S. wage to $9 an hour,” Reuters, February 19, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Raises Workers Wages: Is The Pay Hike Really A Big Deal?,” International Business Times, February 19, 2015

City council won’t make contractors stop screening for criminal past,” Tampa Tribune, February 19, 2015

The Obama Years,” New York Times, February 19, 2015

A Better Way to Help the Long-Term Unemployed,” National Journal, February 18, 2015

Why the New Law Combating Wage Theft in Chicago is a Big Deal,” In These Times, February 17, 2015

Will Uber and Lyft make your job obsolete?,” CNN, February 10, 2015

Unemployment Has Changed. Unemployment Benefits Haven’t.,” Five Thirty Eight, February 4, 2015

The Paths to Full Employment, Path 1: Fair-hiring practices for those with criminal records,” Washington Post, January 27, 2015

Middle Class Shrinks Further as More Fall Out Instead of Climbing Up,” New York Times, January 25, 2015

California's troubled jobless agency works out glitches,” LA Times, January 23, 2015

McDonald's sued over claims workers were fired from store with 'too many black people',” The Guardian, January 22, 2015

To Drive Economy Toward Equality, Obama Requests More Spending,” NPR, January 21, 2015

Opinion: Give the unemployed a second chance ,” CNN, January 19, 2015

Overworked and underpaid: New York workers fight for a real minimum wage,” Al Jazeera, January 16, 2015

Minimum wage increases to take hold in 20 states,” Al Jazeera, December 31, 2014

Minimum wage to rise in 21 states this week,” USA Today, December 30, 2014

Protesters nationwide call for $15 minimum wage,” USA Today, December 5, 2014

Fast-food nation: Workers stage nationwide protests,” CBS, December 5, 2014

EEOC Champion of Vulnerable Workers Deserves Reconfirmation,” Huffington Post, December 1, 2014

Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too,” New York Magazine, November 26, 2014

Obama's executive action is about labor policy, not just immigration,” Al Jazeera, November 20, 2014

Restaurants are feeling the heat in crackdown on wage theft,” LA Times, November 18, 2014

These 10 Companies Pay Americans The Least,” Huffington Post, November 7, 2014,

Job Growth, but No Raises,” New York Times, November 7, 2014

Companies Paying Americans the Least,” Wall Street 24/7, November 7, 2014    

Minimum Wage Hikes: Where Voters Gave Themselves a Raise,” NBC, November 5, 2014

At the polls, workers win some and lose much more,” Al Jazeera, November 5, 2014,

Arlington bars initial queries about criminal records in applications for county jobs,” Washington Post, November 4, 2014

Finding A Job With A Felony Conviction Is Hard. California May Make It Easier.,” FiveThirthyEight, November 3, 2014 

Next Time Someone Says Fast Food Isn't A Real Job, Remember This,” Huffington Post, October 27, 2014

Timely Compliance With Home-Care Rule Needs Year-End Effort,” Bloomberg, October 24, 2014 

FedEx Ground Says Its Drivers Aren't Employees. The Courts Will Decide,” Bloomberg, October 16, 2014 

U.S. to delay enforcing rule for home-care workers,” AP, October 7, 2014 

LA officials give initial OK to $15.37 minimum wage for hotel workers,” MSN, September 24, 2014

Wage board appointed by Gov. Cuomo will consider raising pay for tipped workers,” NY Daily News, September 12, 2014

Walmart orders underpaid staff to cough up for new uniforms. Is it legal?,” The Guardian, September 12, 2014

Home care workers join the ‘Fight for $15’,” MSNBC, September 4, 2014

State wrongly denied hundreds of thousands of jobless claims, audit confirms,” LA Times, August 28, 2014

Why American workers feel increasingly poor,” CBS, August 18, 2014

Better-paying jobs stage a comeback,” Washington Post, August 18, 2014

4 Reasons Why New Jobs Are Paying Less,” Huffington Post, August 14, 2014

Fast food workers score a big win against McDonald’s,” Washington Post, July 29, 2014

Supreme Court delivers blow to public unions ,” Fortune, June 30, 2014

Job applications put ex-offenders in tight box,” Al Jazeera, June 24, 2014

5 Supreme Court decisions to watch for,” CBS, June 19, 2014

3 million Americans now without unemployment benefits due to congressional gridlock,” Washington Post, June 9, 2014

'Ban the Box': More States and Cities Help Ex-Cons Finally Land Jobs,” NBC, June 8, 2014   

US job market appears weaker despite recovery of positions lost to the Great Recession,” US News, June 8, 2014

Workers' Wages Sink as 'Domestic Outsourcing' Grows,” NBC, June 5, 2014

State-level minimum wage increases leave domestic workers behind,” Al Jazeera, June 4, 2014

Seattle Adopts $15-an-Hour Minimum Wage,” Newsweek, June 3, 2014

Women In Sales Must Work 103 Extra Days A Year To Make As Much As Men,” Huffington Post, June 2, 2014

Are tipped workers getting left behind?,” CBS, May 29, 2014

Minimum Wage Increases Advance From California to Seattle,” Bloomberg, May 29, 2014

Wage Theft Is Grim Business,” Huffington Post, May 19, 2014

Working At McDonald's Is Starkly Different In These 3 Countries,” Huffington Post, May 15, 2014   

Opinion: Why fast food workers need be be paid more,” CNN, May 15, 2014

The National Restaurant Association Spends Big to Keep Wages Low,” Huffington Post, May 13, 2013

U.S. Companies Often Assume Black Job Applicants Do Drugs,” Huffington Post, May 7, 2014

Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight,” LA Times, May 7, 2014 

Why The Minimum Wage Will Go Up,” Forbes, May 6, 2014

Faith Leaders Leading the Fight Against Income Inequality in New York,” Huffington Post, May 6, 2014

The rise of dumb pay at America's largest corporations,” CNN Money, May 2, 2014  

Most jobs created in this recovery are low-wage, study finds,” Market Watch, May 2, 2014

Lower-wage industries make up half of annual job gains,” Market Watch, May 2, 2014

Seattle Minimum Wage Would Reach $15 in Mayor’s Proposal,” Bloomberg, May 1, 2014     

17 Facts to Show to Anyone That Still Believes the US Economy Is ...,” Fox, April 30, 2014

Low-wage jobs drive the recovery, says new report,” MSNBC, April 28, 2014

The Housing Market's Drag on Good Jobs,” Business Week, April 28, 2014

How The Government Killed The Middle Class, In 1 Chart,” Huffington Post, April 28, 2014

The low wage jobs explosion,” CNN Money, April 28, 2014

U.S. job growth is coming in all the wrong places,” Washington Post, April 28, 2014

Another bad sign for America's middle class,” CBS, April 28, 2014

White House Ignores Calls To Pay Interns,” Huffington Post, April 28, 2014