News Releases | October 16, 2014

Calls for Expansion of Work-Sharing Program to Avert Layoffs and Save Jobs

Washington, DC—Time is running out for two-dozen states to tap into federal money for expanding a widely praised employer program(…)

News Releases | October 15, 2014

NELP Applauds Administration Effort to Boost Hiring of Long-Term Unemployed

Washington, DC—The National Employment Law Project welcomed the Obama administration’s announcement today of its latest efforts to improve the job(…)

News Releases | October 7, 2014

City Council Motion Creates Path to $15.25 Minimum Wage in Los Angeles

As a motion was introduced Tuesday in the Los Angeles City Council to raise the city’s minimum wage to $13.25(…)

News Releases | October 7, 2014

Labor Department to Move Forward on Implementing Minimum Wage & Overtime Protections for Home Care Workers

New rule will come into effect on Jan 1st but DOL will suspend its enforcement for 6 months Washington, DC—The(…)

News Releases | September 15, 2014

Workers, Advocates Call on Cuomo’s Wage Board to Eliminate Sub-Minimum Wage for 230K Tipped Workers in New York

Poverty Rate Among Tipped Workers Double That of Regular Workforce Following the first convening of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s wage board(…)

News Releases | September 15, 2014

On Seattle Establishing an Office to Enforce Its $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle, WA—The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauded Mayor Ed Murray’s announcement today that the City of Seattle is establishing(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2014

Temp Work At An All Time High

Rise of Temp Work, Staffing Agencies Ushers in Lower Wages, Dangerous Conditions for Workers, Report Says There are a record(…)

News Releases | August 30, 2014

In Victory for Workers, CA Legislature Votes to Hold Employers Accountable for Labor Abuses by Third Party Staffing Agencies

Passage of AB 1897 a Key Step To Strengthening Workers’ Rights in CA’s Growing Staffing Industry

News Releases | August 18, 2014

Real Wages & Good-Paying Jobs Still Lagging in Unbalanced Recovery

Jobs Deficit in Mid- and Higher-Wage Industries Persists

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