News Releases | June 30, 2017

Minneapolis Passes $15 Minimum Wage

With its spread today into the American heartland, the Fight for $15 continues to change the country.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

NELP Praises Illinois Legislature’s Passage of $15/hr

Illinois is bringing the Fight for $15 to the Midwest.

News Releases | May 31, 2017

On Minnesota Governor Vetoing Preemption Bill That Would Have Blocked Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Dayton has stood up for hard-working Minnesotans and set an example for elected leaders everywhere.

News Releases | May 25, 2017

Our Nation’s Workers Need a Federal Minimum Wage They Can Live On

The Raise the Wage Act of 2017 takes a crucial step to boost pay for America’s low-wage workers.

News Releases | May 4, 2017

On St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase Taking Effect After Two Year Delay

After two year delay, injunction blocking city minimum wage increase is lifted.

News Releases | April 26, 2017

New $15 Bill Is the Strong Action on Wages America Needs

This delivers exactly what America’s workers have been crying out for: strong action to raise wages.

News Releases | March 30, 2017

On Iowa Blocking All Local Minimum Wage and Employment Benefits Laws

“Governor Branstad pledged to raise family incomes on his watch. Today, he did the opposite.”

News Releases | March 28, 2017

On Preemption of Miami Beach’s Minimum Wage Ordinance

This unfortunate decision will hurt communities across the state.

News Releases | March 27, 2017

On Iowa Legislature’s Callous Action to Nullify Local Raises for State’s Lowest-Wage Earners

Iowa legislature strips away local minimum wage raises from 85,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers.

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