News Releases | May 17, 2019

Connecticut to Become Seventh State in Nation, Fourth This Year, to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

With Connecticut’s move, nearly one-third of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | May 14, 2019

On the NLRB Memo Finding Uber Drivers to Be Independent Contractors

The NLRB memo ignores the reality of Uber’s relationship with its drivers and the myriad ways it controls their work.

News Releases | May 6, 2019

Activists Rally in Albany Demanding Labor Protections for Long-Excluded Farmworkers

New York farmworkers are demanding basic labor protections that they’ve been shut out from for 80 years.

News Releases | May 3, 2019

Colorado Legislature Approves Landmark Bill to Repeal Preemption of Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Jared Polis is expected to sign the bill into law.

News Releases | May 2, 2019

Home Care Workers Will Fight Trump Administration’s Latest Move to Silence Workers’ Voices

A new Trump administration rule prohibits home care workers from paying their union dues directly from their Medicaid-funded paychecks.

News Releases | April 29, 2019

DOL Opinion Letter Offers Gig Employer Free Pass to Misclassify Workers

The unnamed gig company will likely use the letter as a free pass to misclassify workers.

News Releases | April 4, 2019

Regional Approach to Federal Minimum Wage Would Keep Wages Artificially Low in Many Parts of U.S.

The regional approach would bake-in wages that are already artificially low in many parts of the country.

News Releases | April 1, 2019

DOL ‘Joint Employer’ Proposal Would Upend Decades of Worker Protections

DOL’s proposal would make it harder for workers to enforce wage and hour laws.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

Overcoming Gubernatorial Veto and Preemption Threat, Maryland Becomes Sixth State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage Rate

Maryland becomes the sixth state in the nation—and the first south of the Mason-Dixon line—to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

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