Blog | December 21, 2016

7 States and 18 Cities and Counties Enacted New Minimum Wage Increases in 2016

11.8 million underpaid workers will see pay raises stemming from minimum wage hikes passed this year.

News Releases | December 21, 2016

25 States & Localities Approved Minimum Wage Increases in 2016

Around New Year’s Day 2017, workers in 41 states, cities and counties will receive raises.

Commentary | December 15, 2016

Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker’?

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

News Releases | December 13, 2016

Report: $15 Minimum Wage Narrows Race and Gender Wealth Gaps

Women and workers of color are disproportionately paid less than $15 an hour.

Commentary | December 9, 2016

Why Trump’s Labor Secretary Is an Extreme Contradiction

Via: CNN.com

Opposition to workers’ rights is bread and butter for fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder.

News Releases | December 8, 2016

NELP Raises Serious Concerns Over Fast-Food CEO’s Nomination for Labor Secretary

It’s hard to think of anyone less suited for the job of lifting up America’s forgotten workers than Andrew Puzder.

Commentary | November 29, 2016

Fight for $15 Has Brought $62 Billion in Raises and Counting to Underpaid Workers

Via: PBS Newshour

What would really move the needle for U.S. workers? $15 an hour and a union.

News Releases | November 29, 2016

Fight for $15’s Four-Year Impact: $62 Billion in Raises for America’s Workers

The Fight for $15 marks its 4th anniversary today with strikes, protests, and civil disobedience from coast to coast.

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(…)

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