News Releases | February 14, 2020

On AFSCME’s Lawsuit Challenging USDOL Final Rule Allowing States to Privatize Employment Services

The rule opens the door for private companies to control public-serving functions, with no accountability to the public.

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | February 6, 2020

NELP Applauds Bipartisan House Passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

The legislation lays out an urgent and far-reaching vision for building worker power by reforming federal labor laws.

News Releases | January 24, 2020

Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in U.S. Poultry Slaughterhouses

There is an increased likelihood of serious injuries among poultry workers, who are disproportionately people of color and immigrants.

News Releases | January 23, 2020

Colorado the 4th State to Reject Trump Overtime Pay Rollback

New rule locks in overtime pay protections for Colorado workers earning up to $55,000 by 2024.

News Releases | January 22, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.

News Releases | January 13, 2020

Labor Department’s ‘Joint Employer’ Final Rule Exposes More Workers to Wage Theft

DOL’s rule makes it easier for corporations to cheat workers and look the other way when workplace violations occur.

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