News Releases | July 18, 2019

U.S. House Approves Historic $15/hour One Fair Wage

Bill would nearly double federal wage floor after decade of stagnancy at $7.25.

News Releases | July 8, 2019

NELP: CBO score shows Raise the Wage Act should be ‘no-brainer for Congress’

Congress has no excuse: It must pass the Raise the Wage Act immediately.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

News Releases | June 21, 2019

How Michigan’s Legislature Violated Its Constitution by Gutting a Minimum Wage Law

Our amicus brief argues Michigan lawmakers undermined the will of voters in violation of the state constitution.

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 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 | 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 | 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.

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