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.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

POLL: 2/3 Voters in ‘Battleground’ Congressional Districts Support Federal Minimum Wage of $15 by 2024

A new opinion poll confirms the popularity of the Raise the Wage Act.

News Releases | March 27, 2019

Poll: Nearly 2/3 Florida Voters Oppose State Legislature’s Efforts to Strip Cities and Counties of Existing Powers

One misguided bill would ban all local laws pertaining to any “employment conditions.”

News Releases | March 26, 2019

NELP Report Exposes Gig Companies’ Campaign to Strip Workers of Employee Rights 

Uber and Handy have teamed up with the far right to rewrite laws across the country.

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