Commentary | June 9, 2015

Fortune: How Uber is Ruining Your Chances of Getting a Decent Job

Via: Fortune

Companies in the on-demand economy are unfairly passing the costs of doing business onto their workers.

Commentary | May 27, 2015

Buffalo News: Voters Are Demanding Action on Poverty-Level Pay

Via: Buffalo News

Albany’s gridlock cries out for the use of executive powers to raise New York’s minimum wage, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Commentary | May 12, 2015

New York Times: If the Price Seems Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Via: New York Times

“Everyone loves a bargain, but at what costs?” asks Judy Conti in this piece for the Times’ “Room for Debate.”

Commentary | May 11, 2015

CNN: Could $15 minimum wage be getting closer?

Via: CNN

Over the past two years, the national conversation around raising the minimum wage has shifted drastically.

Commentary | May 8, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo’s Wage Move Shows Power of Collective Action

Via: Albany Times-Union

America’s fast-food workers have proven that sticking together works, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Working Overtime for Poverty Wages

Via: U.S. News & World Report

A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sustain Missouri Governor’s Veto of Harmful Unemployment Insurance Cuts

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Life is tough enough for unemployed workers and their families; it’s time to stop piling on.

Commentary | April 28, 2015

CNN: Koch Brothers Are Right on Fair Chance Hiring

Via: CNN.com

If a major federal contractor like Koch Industries can “ban the box,” there’s no reason why others cannot.

Commentary | April 15, 2015

Huffington Post: Low-Wage Employers Cost Taxpayers Billions in Public Assistance and Lost Tax Revenue

Via: Huffington Post

NELP’s Yannet Lathrop on the Tax Day worker strikes and what we can do to address record income inequality.

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