News Releases | May 19, 2015

On Los Angeles Becoming the Latest and Largest City to Raise Wages to $15

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project: “The Los Angeles City(…)

News Releases | May 6, 2015

On Governor Cuomo’s Plan to Raise Wages for New York’s Fast-Food Workers

Raising wages is a winning political issue. It’s also the right thing to do.

News Releases | April 30, 2015

NELP Applauds Introduction of Raise the Wage Act of 2015

The National Employment Law Project hailed the legislation, noting that its is the strongest bill to increase the minimum wage(…)

News Releases | April 13, 2015

As Movement For Higher Pay Grows, Report Examines Who Makes Less Than $15 in the U.S.

Report shows that 42 percent of U.S. workers are paid less than $15 an hour.

News Releases | April 1, 2015

On McDonald’s Wage Announcement

NELP responds to McDonald’s announcement of a wage increase.

News Releases | March 26, 2015

On the Bipartisan Senate Test Vote for a Substantial Federal Minimum Wage Increase

Two Republican senators joined Democrats in voting yes to a substantial wage floor increase.

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