News Releases | January 24, 2017

Report: Trump Labor Nominee’s Business Practices Force Taxpayers to Pick Up $250M/Year Tab

Low pay and lack of benefits at CKE Restaurants push workers onto public assistance.

News Releases | January 17, 2017

NELP Applauds Montgomery County Council’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage

Tens of thousands of workers employed in the county would benefit.

News Releases | December 21, 2016

25 States & Localities Approved Minimum Wage Increases in 2016

Around New Year’s Day 2017, workers in 41 states, cities and counties will receive raises.

News Releases | December 15, 2016

Report: More Workers Face Unstable Earnings and Wages

Unemployment insurance reforms can help cushion the shocks of income volatility.

News Releases | December 13, 2016

Report: $15 Minimum Wage Narrows Race and Gender Wealth Gaps

Women and workers of color are disproportionately paid less than $15 an hour.

News Releases | December 12, 2016

L.A. Enacts Landmark ‘Ban the Box’ Law Covering Private Employers

Los Angeles becomes the 15th locality in the nation to adopt a private-sector fair-chance hiring policy.

News Releases | December 8, 2016

NELP Raises Serious Concerns Over Fast-Food CEO’s Nomination for Labor Secretary

It’s hard to think of anyone less suited for the job of lifting up America’s forgotten workers than Andrew Puzder.

News Releases | November 29, 2016

Fight for $15’s Four-Year Impact: $62 Billion in Raises for America’s Workers

The Fight for $15 marks its 4th anniversary today with strikes, protests, and civil disobedience from coast to coast.

News Releases | November 22, 2016

Judge Enjoins Overtime Rule, Delays Critical Win for U.S. Workers

The rule would extend overtime pay eligibility to 12.5 million more U.S. workers.

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