Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Via: CBS

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Press Clips | September 3, 2015

NYT: Low-Income Workers See Biggest Drop in Paychecks

Via: New York Times

Take-home pay for many American workers has effectively fallen since the economic recovery began in 2009.

News Releases | September 2, 2015

Report: Low-Wage Occupations See Steepest Drop in Real Wages

Wages have stagnated for America’s workers across the board, but those in lower-paying jobs are being hit the hardest.

Videos | September 2, 2015

CNBC: Uber Drivers’ Suit Given Class-Action Status

Via: CNBC

A federal judge in San Francisco has granted Uber drivers class-action status in a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing service(…)

Blog | September 2, 2015

Ninth Circuit Hears Oral Argument on Franchisors’ Challenge to Seattle $15

Seattle’s first-in-the-nation $15 minimum wage began to phase in this spring after a federal court rejected the fast food industry’s(…)

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

St. Louis is the Latest City to Raise its Minimum Wage

St. Louis, Missouri became the latest in a growing list of cities raising their local minimum wage to address the(…)

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

NPR: NLRB Ruling Could Pave The Way For Fast-Food Unions

Via: NPR

NPR’s Steve Inskeep interviews NELP’s Catherine Ruckelshaus on the NLRB ‘joint-employer’ ruling.

Press Clips | August 28, 2015

NBC: NLRB Ruling Redefining ‘Employer’ Could Have Big Impact If It Stands

Via: NBC News

Subcontracted and other nonstandard work structures are prevalent in the industries experiencing the greatest job growth during the recovery.

News Releases | August 27, 2015

NELP Applauds NLRB Joint-Employer Decision

The NLRB has appropriately found that Browning-Ferris Industries is a ‘joint employer’— together with its staffing company Leadpoint.

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