News Releases | September 15, 2014

On Seattle Establishing an Office to Enforce Its $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle, WA—The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauded Mayor Ed Murray’s announcement today that the City of Seattle is establishing(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2014

Temp Work At An All Time High

Rise of Temp Work, Staffing Agencies Ushers in Lower Wages, Dangerous Conditions for Workers, Report Says There are a record(…)

News Releases | August 30, 2014

In Victory for Workers, CA Legislature Votes to Hold Employers Accountable for Labor Abuses by Third Party Staffing Agencies

Passage of AB 1897 a Key Step To Strengthening Workers’ Rights in CA’s Growing Staffing Industry

News Releases | August 18, 2014

Real Wages & Good-Paying Jobs Still Lagging in Unbalanced Recovery

Jobs Deficit in Mid- and Higher-Wage Industries Persists

News Releases | August 12, 2014

New Jersey Governor Christie Signs Fair-Hiring Law, Ensuring Public and Private Employers “Ban the Box”

Bi-Partisan Support Grows as Six States Now Cover Private Employers Washington, DC— Yesterday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation(…)

News Releases | July 31, 2014

NELP Commends the President’s Fair Pay Executive Order

Following is a statement from National Employment Law Project (NELP) Executive Director Christine Owens: “The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces(…)

News Releases | July 29, 2014

On the NLRB General Counsel’s Directive That McDonald’s Can Be a “Joint Employer”

Following is a statement from National Employment Law Project Executive Director Christine Owens on a directive from the National Labor(…)

News Releases | July 21, 2014

White House Honors NELP’s Christine Owens for Efforts to Raise Wages

Washington, DC—On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the White House will honor National Employment Law Project (NELP) Executive Director Christine Owens(…)

News Releases | July 19, 2014

Illinois Expands Fair-Hiring Law, Ensuring Private Employers “Ban the Box”

Washington, DC—Illinois Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation known as “ban the box,” making Illinois the fifth state in the(…)

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