News Releases | May 30, 2014

Virginia Becomes 28th State to Enact Work-Sharing Program to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Washington, DC—Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed into law legislation that will make Virginia the 28th state in the nation(…)

News Releases | May 29, 2014

House Republican Leaders Run Out the Clock On Senate’s Renewal of Federal Jobless Aid

The following is a statement by Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the refusal(…)

News Releases | May 29, 2014

California Senate Approves $13 Minimum Wage with Indexing

Spurred by growing wave of state and local minimum wage increases, bill would make California’s minimum wage the highest in(…)

News Releases | May 28, 2014

Gov. Snyder and Michigan Legislature Move to Block $10.10 Minimum Wage Initiative from November Ballot

Measure signed into law Tuesday night – dubbed a “repeal and replace bill” by Senate GOP sponsor – establishes $9.25(…)

News Releases | May 28, 2014

Following Historic Seattle Agreement, Chicago Becomes Next City to Consider $15 Minimum Wage

New report finds nearly 40% of workers in Chicago remain stuck in low-wage jobs paying less than $15 per hour

News Releases | May 9, 2014

Delaware to Become 12th State to Endorse Fair Hiring of People with Records

Georgia could be next state to give qualified applicants with convictions a fair chance to work

News Releases | May 9, 2014

President Obama Should Not Be Honoring Walmart

We are dismayed by President Obama’s decision to honor Walmart today. Its pay and labor practices are appalling—and should be(…)

News Releases | May 7, 2014

Outsourcing as Core Business Strategy Can Lead to Depressed Wages and Working Conditions, New Report Says

Report Shines Light on Efforts to Hold Employers Accountable for Subcontractors’ Labor Abuses

News Releases | May 2, 2014

April Jobs Report Reinforces Job-Quality Concerns

NEW YORK—The quality of jobs being created in the recovery gained renewed attention this week with a report from the(…)

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