News Releases | July 18, 2019

U.S. House Approves Historic $15/hour One Fair Wage

Bill would nearly double federal wage floor after decade of stagnancy at $7.25.

News Releases | July 8, 2019

NELP: CBO score shows Raise the Wage Act should be ‘no-brainer for Congress’

Congress has no excuse: It must pass the Raise the Wage Act immediately.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

News Releases | June 21, 2019

How Michigan’s Legislature Violated Its Constitution by Gutting a Minimum Wage Law

Our amicus brief argues Michigan lawmakers undermined the will of voters in violation of the state constitution.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

New York Passes Historic Farmworker Fair Labor Law

The new law ends 80 years of farmworker exclusion and discrimination in state labor law.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

Report: Outsourcing of Federal Jobs to Temp Agencies Has Doubled Under Trump Administration

Outsourcing work to temporary help service agencies degrades the quality of federal government jobs.

News Releases | June 17, 2019

New York State’s Dependent Worker Act Falls Short for Gig Workers

The state should ensure that gig workers have full rights as employees.

News Releases | June 6, 2019

New Report: Can State Unemployment Systems Weather the Next Recession?

Barriers to accessing state unemployment benefits threaten a core program that stabilizes the economy during economic downturns

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