News Releases | March 9, 2020

Virginia Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $12 by 2023, With Path to $15 by 2026

Virginia joins 29 other states in raising its minimum wage above the paltry federal floor of $7.25.

News Releases | February 25, 2020

With ‘Joint Employer’ Rule, Trump NLRB Sides with Corporations Again

When a company calls the shots at a workplace, it should be responsible to the people who work there.

News Releases | February 14, 2020

On AFSCME’s Lawsuit Challenging USDOL Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

The rule opens the door for private companies to control public-serving functions, with no accountability to the public.

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | February 6, 2020

NELP Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

The legislation lays out an urgent and far-reaching vision for building worker power by reforming federal labor laws.

News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

News Releases | January 23, 2020

Colorado the 4th State to Reject Trump Overtime Pay Rollback

New rule locks in overtime pay protections for Colorado workers earning up to $55,000 by 2024.

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