News Releases | March 25, 2015

Nearly 200 Groups Urge President Obama to Take Executive Action Adopting Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms for People with Records

Criminal justice reform emerges as a leading bipartisan and economic Issue.

News Releases | February 27, 2015

NELP and Consumer and Employer Groups File Amicus Brief in D.C. Circuit Supporting DOL Companionship Regulations

NELP filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Labor Department’s regulations extending wage-and-hour protections to home care workers.

News Releases | February 24, 2015

Tipped Minimum Wage Increase in New York a Major Victory for Workers

“Today, Governor Cuomo announced that New York will raise the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers to $7.50 an hour at(…)

News Releases | February 24, 2015

Georgia Governor Signs “Ban the Box” Executive Order

Washington, DC— Georgia Governor Nathan Deal on Monday signed an executive order removing questions about criminal history from the initial(…)

News Releases | February 23, 2015

Paying Home Care Workers $15/hr Would Put an Extra $16.5 Billion in Their Pockets and Add Tens of Thousands of Jobs to American Economy

Study on economic benefits of higher pay in fastest-growing industry comes as home care workers announce town halls across the(…)

News Releases | February 19, 2015

NELP on Walmart’s Wage Announcement: Workers “Achieved Something Unprecedented”

The below statement can be attributed to Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, in response(…)

News Releases | February 3, 2015

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid at Record Low

Report Offers Policies to Help Jobless Workers, as President’s Budget Highlights Need for Reform

News Releases | January 20, 2015

NELP Applauds President Obama’s Call for Policies to Sustain Working Families

Statement of Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project

News Releases | January 15, 2015

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Major Minimum Wage Increase

Advocates Back Federal Legislation for $12.50 Wage

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