News Releases | May 6, 2015

On Governor Cuomo’s Plan to Raise Wages for New York’s Fast-Food Workers

Raising wages is a winning political issue. It’s also the right thing to do.

News Releases | May 5, 2015

On the Advancement of the New Federal Overtime Rules

The Office of Management and Budget should act quickly to review these important reforms.

News Releases | April 30, 2015

NELP Applauds Introduction of Raise the Wage Act of 2015

The National Employment Law Project hailed the legislation, noting that its is the strongest bill to increase the minimum wage(…)

News Releases | April 27, 2015

Koch Industries Decision to ‘Ban the Box’ Signals Broad, Growing Appeal for Fair-Hiring Practices

One of Nation’s Largest Employers Moves to Reduce Employment Barriers for Job-Seekers with Records, as Criminal Justice Reform Gains Momentum(…)

News Releases | April 13, 2015

As Movement For Higher Pay Grows, Report Examines Who Makes Less Than $15 in the U.S.

Report shows that 42 percent of U.S. workers are paid less than $15 an hour.

News Releases | April 9, 2015

Report: Family Caregivers Who Lose Jobs Due to Care Responsibilities Often Don’t Receive Jobless Aid

Report shows that family caregivers are often shut out from unemployment benefits.

News Releases | April 3, 2015

Virginia Governor Signs “Ban the Box” Executive Order

Birthplace of the Nation, 15th State Overall, to Give Qualified Job-Seekers with Convictions a Fair Chance to Work Washington, DC—(…)

News Releases | April 1, 2015

On McDonald’s Wage Announcement

NELP responds to McDonald’s announcement of a wage increase.

News Releases | March 26, 2015

On the Bipartisan Senate Test Vote for a Substantial Federal Minimum Wage Increase

Two Republican senators joined Democrats in voting yes to a substantial wage floor increase.

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