News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

News Releases | November 13, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage, Building Momentum for Statewide Action in 2018

Montogomery County, Maryland, joins the growing list of local jurisdictions enacting $15 minimum wages.

News Releases | August 3, 2017

NELP, MoCo Advocates Blast Sham Study on $15 Min. Wage

The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.

News Releases | July 25, 2017

NELP Supports $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County & Gradual Elimination of Tipped Subminimum Wage

Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.

News Releases | July 24, 2017

Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

News Releases | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

With its spread today into the American heartland, the Fight for $15 continues to change the country.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

NELP Praises Illinois Legislature’s Passage of $15/hr

Illinois is bringing the Fight for $15 to the Midwest.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

On Minnesota Governor Vetoing Preemption Bill That Would Have Blocked Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Dayton has stood up for hard-working Minnesotans and set an example for elected leaders everywhere.

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