Blog | November 15, 2016

Introducing Our 2016 Beth Shulman Fellow, SEIU General Counsel Judy Scott

NELP is excited to honor SEIU General Counsel Judy Scott as our 2016 Beth Shulman Fellow at our awards dinner(…)

Blog | November 10, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Victories Show Strong Public Support for Raising Wages

Voters in four states and one city approved ballot measures raising their minimum wages by substantial margins on Election Day(…)

Blog | July 5, 2016

Making Higher Wages a Reality in Los Angeles

Via: Huffington Post

Winning a higher minimum wage rate is only step one.

Blog | June 24, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Passed by New Jersey Legislature

Lawmakers send $15 state minimum wage bill to Governor Chris Christie. Will he sign it, or veto it?

Blog | May 27, 2016

Thousands Rally at McDonald’s Headquarters Demanding $15 and a Union

10,000 workers protest at McDonald’s headquarters demanding $15 and a union.

Blog | May 20, 2016

Arizona Restaurant Lobby’s Sham Minimum Wage Ballot Attempt Fails

The tactics being employed by opponents of minimum wage increases are getting “curiouser and curiouser!”

Blog | May 6, 2016

Federal Court Suit in Alabama Seeks to Restore Birmingham’s Minimum Wage Increase

Charging that Alabama’s governor and state legislature violated the Equal Protection clause of the U.S. Constitution by enacting a law(…)

Blog | April 15, 2016

Fight for $15 Delivers Raises to 17 Million, but There’s More to Accomplish

Days after low-wage workers in California and New York won landmark victories for $15, tens of thousands of workers in(…)

Blog | April 12, 2016

Leaked Poll for Chambers of Commerce Shows Business Execs Overwhelmingly Support Raising the Minimum Wage

Chambers’ own poll shows 80 percent of business execs support raising the minimum wage; only 8 percent oppose.

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