News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

News Releases | August 8, 2018

On New York City Passing Landmark Law to Regulate Uber and Lyft

New Yorkers secured a huge victory today in the fight to reclaim our democracy from the outsized influence of corporations.

News Releases | June 20, 2018

Massachusetts Joins New York and California in Adopting $15 Minimum Wage

The agreement calls for gradually raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2023.

News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

News Releases | March 21, 2018

Restaurant Workers Win Ownership of Their Tips

The law cannot be more clear: Tips belong to workers and no one else.

News Releases | March 7, 2018

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation Ensuring Workers Own Their Tips

This bill will guarantee that workers get to keep the tips that they earn.

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