Press Clips | May 20, 2015

How The Minimum-Wage Debate Moved From Capitol Hill To City Halls

Via: NPR

The second-largest city in America could soon join Seattle and San Francisco in the club of cities that have agreed(…)

Blog | May 19, 2015

Los Angeles Becomes Largest City to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles, California, the nation’s second largest city, set a new milestone today, becoming the latest and largest city to(…)

News Releases | May 19, 2015

On Los Angeles Becoming the Latest and Largest City to Raise Wages to $15

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project: “The Los Angeles City(…)

Commentary | May 12, 2015

New York Times: If the Price Seems Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Via: New York Times

“Everyone loves a bargain, but at what costs?” asks Judy Conti in this piece for the Times’ “Room for Debate.”

Commentary | May 11, 2015

CNN: Could $15 minimum wage be getting closer?

Via: CNN

Over the past two years, the national conversation around raising the minimum wage has shifted drastically.

Blog | May 8, 2015

Prompted by Growing Fight for $15 Movement, NY Governor Moves to Raise Wages for Fast-Food Workers

If anyone still doubted the ability of workers to organize and win substantial minimum wage gains, those doubts should have(…)

Commentary | May 8, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo’s Wage Move Shows Power of Collective Action

Via: Albany Times-Union

America’s fast-food workers have proven that sticking together works, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Press Clips | May 7, 2015

POLITICO Pro: Cuomo Asserts Rarely Used Wage-Setting Power

Via: POLITICO Pro

Governors need to use all their options to address the wage crisis, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

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.

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