News Releases | May 4, 2022

Statement in response to the passage of an $18 minimum wage by 2028 in Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

News Releases | December 20, 2021

Record Number of Cities, States Will Increase Minimum Wages in 2022 

­21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.

News Releases | July 27, 2021

Fight for $15 Movement Has Won $150B in Wage Raises for 26M Workers in Less Than a Decade

Of the $150B in raises workers have secured, $76B has gone to workers of color and $70B to women workers.

News Releases | April 27, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order Establishing a $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

This is an important first step to ensuring that all jobs paid with federal revenues are good jobs.

News Releases | February 27, 2021

NELP Urges Senate Passage of COVID American Rescue Plan

The Senate must move quickly to improve and pass the American Rescue Plan.

News Releases | February 10, 2021

NEW POLLING Commissioned by NELP: Voters Agree—Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 Is Good for Everyone

Across all demographics, swing district voters confirm that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 is good policy.

News Releases | January 26, 2021

NELP Urges Congress to Pass the Raise the Wage Act of 2021

Congress should use this opportunity to finally pass a $15 minimum wage bill.

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