News Releases | July 16, 2015

On Kansas City Council’s Vote to Raise City’s Minimum Wage to $13

The fight to raise wages has moved to the heartland.

News Releases | July 10, 2015

NELP Applauds Veto of Missouri Legislation Barring Local Action on Minimum Wage

Missouri’s governor refused to allow the legislature to run roughshod over cities and counties looking to raise wages locally.

News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Press Clips | June 17, 2015

Buzzfeed: How A Pay Rise For NY Fast-Food Workers Could Spread Across America

Via: Buzzfeed

“Leaders of the Fight for 15 movement to raise fast-food wages say they plan to treat a $15 sector-wide minimum(…)

Blog | June 5, 2015

New York State Wage Board Hears Call from Workers and Advocates for $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage

A packed hearing of a special New York State Wage Board today in the City Council chamber in Buffalo saw(…)

Press Clips | June 3, 2015

The Atlantic: St. Louis and Kansas City Join the Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage

Via: The Atlantic

The news comes just as Los Angeles finalizes its landmark increase.

News Releases | June 3, 2015

NELP Applauds Los Angeles Workers, City Council on Historic Passage of $15 Wage

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project in response to the(…)

News Releases | June 2, 2015

On St. Louis Proposing to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $15

St. Louis has joined a growing list of state and municipal governments addressing the crises of poverty wages and income(…)

Commentary | May 27, 2015

Buffalo News: Voters Are Demanding Action on Poverty-Level Pay

Via: Buffalo News

Albany’s gridlock cries out for the use of executive powers to raise New York’s minimum wage, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

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