News Releases | February 4, 2019

Governor Signs Historic Legislation Making New Jersey Fourth in Nation with $15 Minimum

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed historic legislation making the Garden State the fourth state in the country to adopt(…)

News Releases | January 30, 2019

On Lyft and Juno Suing to Block Higher Pay for Drivers in NYC

Ride-hailing companies can afford to pay a living wage but choose not to.

News Releases | January 24, 2019

Trump Administration Rolls Back Workplace Injury Reporting Rule

The rule change allows dangerous employers to hide workplace injuries, hindering efforts to identify and prevent such injuries.

News Releases | January 23, 2019

Jobless After Hurricanes, 10,000+ Puerto Ricans Now Eligible for Unprecedented 52 Weeks of ‘Disaster Unemployment Assistance’

But advocates are raising serious concerns about the flawed application process.

News Releases | January 17, 2019

New Jersey Joins New York, Massachusetts, & California in Deal to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s victory is the result of successful organizing by low-wage workers in New Jersey.

News Releases | January 16, 2019

NELP Applauds Legislation to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

America needs a fair minimum wage that working people can live on and support a family on. The Raise the(…)

News Releases | January 15, 2019

SCOTUS Delivers Rare Forced Arbitration Win for Working People

SCOTUS rules that truck drivers whose wages were stolen will get their day in court.

News Releases | December 27, 2018

Workers Getting Raises as 19 States and 21 Cities Increase Minimum Wage in the New Year

Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.

News Releases | December 6, 2018

Poll Shows Nationwide Opposition to Trump DOL Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes

There’s broad opposition to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to operate powered patient lifts without adult assistance and supervision.

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