Commentary | April 14, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Apple Computer Hiring: Commitment to Second Chances Still Unclear

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez on how Apple can become a corporate leader in the fair-chance hiring movement.

Commentary | April 4, 2015

MSNBC: McDonald’s Wage Hike Still Falls Short

NELP’s Christine Owens on why McDonald’s recently announced wage increase falls far short.

Commentary | March 28, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo Can Hike Minimum Wage on His Own

NELP’s Paul Sonn urges New York Governor Cuomo to take executive action to raise the state’s minimum wage.

Commentary | March 18, 2015

LA Times: Scuttle the Exploitative 99-Seat Theatre Plan and Pay Actors Minimum Wage

NELP’s Rebecca Smith on why California actors who work in small theaters should be covered by the state’s wage laws.

Commentary | February 27, 2015

Huffington Post: Giving Caregivers a Raise

Home care is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States; the workers are among the lowest paid.

Commentary | February 25, 2015

CNN: Don’t Be Soothed by Walmart Pay Hike

It may have seemed a herculean task, but retail workers have just scored an unprecedented win against a retail giant.

Commentary | February 10, 2015

CNN: Will Uber and Lyft Make Your Job Obsolete?

In San Francisco, one federal district judge speculated that the ride-sharing company Uber may have to treat its drivers as(…)

Commentary | February 6, 2015

Huffington Post: Who’s the Boss? Why Republicans Are Missing the Point on Joint Employer

On Thursday, the Republican-led Senate committee on Health Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on joint employers. This follows the(…)

Commentary | February 6, 2015

The Hill: Unemployment Insurance—The Conversation No One Wants to Have

Unemployment insurance was big news during the Great Recession. At its peak, more than 15 million Americans were out of(…)

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