News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

Blog | November 9, 2018

What is the CIO in the AFL-CIO?

On the historical shift in the labor movement over how unions should be organized.

News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

The St. Paul City Council should strengthen enforcement in its minimum wage proposal.

News Releases | November 2, 2018

On Trump DOL’s Proposal to Allow States to Drug-Test Unemployment Insurance Applicants

Drug testing UI applicants—when there is no basis for suspicion—is a gross insult to unemployed Americans everywhere.

News Releases | October 31, 2018

NELP Commends House Bill to End Forced Arbitration in the Workplace, Following SCOTUS Decision in Epic Systems

The Restoring Justice for Workers Act would prohibit the use of forced arbitration clauses in employment contracts.

Blog | October 24, 2018

Goldman Sachs Attempts to Use Forced Arbitration to Shut Courthouse Doors on Women Alleging Sex Discrimination

After several courtroom losses, the bank is trying to strip women of their right to be in court at all.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

News Releases | October 23, 2018

Trump Administration’s Extreme Proposal on Gender: A Disgraceful Attack on Transgender People, Equality, and Justice

This administration’s latest attack on transgender people is immoral and unconstitutional—and it cannot stand.

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