Commentary | March 10, 2017

The Latest ‘Underhanded Maneuvers’ in the Minimum Wage Wars

Via: CNBC

Battles around preemption are quietly playing out in statehouses from Iowa to Maryland.

Blog | March 9, 2017

How State Governments are Fighting to Suppress Local Minimum Wage Raises

The more public support builds for raising the minimum wage, the more opponents are fighting to keep wages down.

News Releases | February 16, 2017

On the Nomination of Alexander Acosta for Labor Secretary

Mr. Acosta deserves a thorough vetting on the issues that matter most to America’s workers.

News Releases | February 15, 2017

On Puzder’s Withdrawal from Labor Secretary Nomination

From the start, it was clear that fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder was unfit to lead the U.S. Labor Department.

Commentary | February 10, 2017

A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Via: The Washington Post

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

Blog | January 26, 2017

NELP Submits Letter to Senate Requesting Rigorous Confirmation Hearing for Andrew Puzder

If Mr. Puzder is truly qualified for the position of Secretary of Labor, he should welcome a thorough hearing.

News Releases | January 24, 2017

Report: Trump Labor Nominee’s Business Practices Force Taxpayers to Pick Up $250M/Year Tab

Low pay and lack of benefits at CKE Restaurants push workers onto public assistance.

News Releases | January 17, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County Council’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage

Tens of thousands of workers employed in the county would benefit.

Blog | January 12, 2017

Carl’s Jr. Workers Detail Mistreatment at Puzder’s Restaurants

“All they care about is protecting their money,” said one employee.

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