News Releases | December 17, 2014

Report: Americans Work Longer Hours But Don’t Get Overtime Pay

Outdated overtime-pay rules are shutting out workers from the wages they’ve earned and deserve.

News Releases | December 9, 2014

On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Denying Pay to Workers for Security Screenings

Statement of Catherine Ruckelshaus, General Counsel, National Employment Law Project “The U.S. Supreme Court erred in reversing the Ninth Circuit’s(…)

News Releases | November 25, 2014

Low-Wage Crisis Hits American Manufacturing

1 in 4 manufacturing workers now paid less than $11.91 per hour as wage cuts, temporary jobs redefine the industry(…)

News Releases | November 20, 2014

On President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Statement of Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project “Five million immigrants who live and work as members of(…)

News Releases | October 22, 2014

Seattle Needs Community Groups To Help Enforce New $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle, WA—Seattle made history by becoming first city in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage, but it will(…)

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(…)

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